Hello color lovers! I’m Cherie from you & mie and I can’t tell you how excited I am to be guest posting on Delia’s blog and for Color Your Summer, no less! This has got to be one of the most fun series out there – I mean, you can’t go wrong with SUMMER and COLOR – they are two of my favorite things.
When I think of summer, I think of picnics. When the sun is out, I guarantee that my family will be out at the beach or park with some food and drink to soak up the beautiful weather. It’s one of my absolute favorite activities. So this summer I wanted to create a new picnic blanket to celebrate the start of picnic season.
In the past we’ve had a few store bought picnic blankets that we loved for their portability, but they weren’t well made and would start to rip or fall apart after a year. I wanted to create something that was sturdy and easy to carry around, but had the look and feel of a homemade quilt. So I made, what I call, the Sunburst Picnic Blanket.
It is a quilted blanket with a duck cloth bottom. It folds up nicely and is secured with velcro and has a handle for easy carrying.
This tutorial is now available on Cherie’s site: You & Mie. Go HERE to check it out!