Perky Pineapple Quilt

This is not your grandmother’s pineapple quilt.  I decided to try this old pattern with bright fabrics from my stash.  It was another exercise in determination.  Once I got started, I couldn’t stop.  I found a fatback fabric for the backing.  I meandered the entire quilt with white thread.  Now that this quilt is done, I need to paint my bedroom and replace the curtains.  The quilt measures 93″x113″.  This may be the largest quilt I have completed in just six weeks.  It was fun, but I’m ready for some more Imagination Quilting.


About inspiredlayerslinda

I was an Island Batik Ambassador for 2017. I enjoyed the challenge of designing new quilt patterns with this very special batik fabric collections. I teach free motion quilting via my Youtube videos and Doodle of the Month program which anyone can sign up for by sending me an email requesting to be added to the list. I enjoy transforming fabric into unique quilts, t-shirts into memory quilts, and photos to wall art. I joined Toastmasters to find my voice and learn to share my quilts and stories with others.
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15 Responses to Perky Pineapple Quilt

  1. Marilyn Lourandos says:

    Quilt is beautiful. How did you get it done in 6 weeks? Love the border because it brings out the colors. Made a similar border myself and it really made the quilt pop. The colors you chose are fantistic!

    Marilyn L

  2. Was this a paper piece? Absolutely stunning!

  3. Glenda Allred says:

    Beautiful quilt! I love your border. I’m a beginner quilter and am in awe of both the pattern and the border!

  4. Allie says:

    Did you do 12″ or 15″ blocks? Did you do this by paper piecing?

    • Hi,
      It is a 14″ block and I used a square in a square ruler. I did not paper piece it.

      • Allie says:

        It is a very neat quilt. I am now doing mine in the same fashion as yours but using a dark brown and multiple shades of greens. However, I am doing it through paper piecing and will be doing 15″ blocks. I am very excited to get started!

  5. Good luck! I found it took a lot of patience but the result is worth it. Send me a photo!

  6. Susan lunn says:

    I have just bought some brights in spring colors and intend to do the same quilt! Your border is great, and I will keep it in mind when it is time. Yep, I tend to create as I go along! The pattern I have for the pineapple square doesn’t seem to call for any special tools, but if you thought the “square in a square” ruler was truly helpful I will consider buying one. I have to finish two other quilts before I even consider starting this one. I have a batik stars on the go now and then a Christmas quilt for my church’s annual raffle. It is so nice to be able to view your creations and share ideas! Thank you.

    • The pineapple quilt can be done so many ways….paper pieced, three dimensional, and with the square in a square ruler too. I would choose the technique you like best. I found it to be very boring even with my bright colors. If you pace yourself, I think you will enjoy the process better too. Best of luck! I’d love to see a photo when you get to finishing this project.

  7. Mizan says:

    Wow, have you made any other since?

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