Well, I guess we don't all have New Zealand fabrics in the cupboard! Don't worry, this quilt looks amazing in all sorts of fabrics, I have seen it with florals, brights, plaids as well as having made it in flannel fabrics too, and it looks delicious whichever way it is made! BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY You should know how to use your sewing machine and how to piece and quilt, or stitch three layers together. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Approx. 62" x 78"