Three Sheets to the Wind

Project Description

What was your source for this quilting project? Online Photo or Website Name of website or photo Three Sheets to the Wind Link to website or photo What are you most proud of? No new fabric was purchased - I used everything from my stash. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Don't be restrained by the pattern photo or the original print. Make your own decisions about colour, pattern etc.

What you will need

  • Assorted cottons from my stash
  • Wonder-under

Q&A with CanadianQuilter

Betsy0 asked:
I did a counted cross stitch design by the same artist. There were several native ladies in the same flowing dresses shopping for fabric while a few children played among the bolts. Barbara Lavallee is a wonderful illustrator. I enjoyed your quilt.
CanadianQuilter answered:
Thanks Betsy. I love Barbara's work. In addition to the quilt pattern, I also bought a print which is framed and hanging in my living room. It's called Mittens and Mukluks. I love her naive and happy style.
RosemarieW asked:
Very nice work on the appliqu - lovely! Have done two other patterns of Barbara's - great sentiment. If you want to do more of her patterns they are available at; this is a fabulous site for patterns and fabric.
CanadianQuilter answered:
Thanks for the tip Rosemarie. I'll check out the site right away!
sdbarrett2790551 asked:
Simply beautiful. Reminds me of Newfoundland. Always see laundry flying in the breeze.
CanadianQuilter answered:
Heidi Krystel asked:
This is such a clever use of double entendre. Having been three sheets to wind before, I love the subtelty. The shadow is so clever....
CanadianQuilter answered:
Hi Heidi, Must give credit for the name to the artist of the original print - Barbara Lavallee. Look her up online - her work is adorable.
wimwim asked:
Wonderful design..creative and joyful to look upon.
CanadianQuilter answered:
Thank you!