by Jen Kingwell
Jen Kingwell fans will be thrilled to see the debut of Psychedelia, her new template of the month club.
Starting in March, 2020, this program features 18" blocks. Each month for 12 months, Jen will send out templates and a pattern to make an 18" block. She's also including 4 bonus blocks and setting options to but together a quilt set 4x4, meaning the quilt will be around 72" square or larger when finished.
Here's a photo of some of the blocks:
As you can see from these blocks, Jen created her version to celebrate the 1960s. Her team shared this inspiration:
Psychedelia is Jen's ode to the 60’s and the Psychedelic Art movement of that time. Her colour palette reflects the uninhibited, lively, and hip style of an era where Lava lamps illuminated a counterculture in which:
- Beatlemania changed music forever,
- Flower power and tie-dyed t-shirts fashionably mingled with Miniskirts & Go-go boots,
- Barbie (Doll) was born,
- Bell-bottom jeans were cool,
- Cars were adorned with Smiley Face and Peace Sign Bumper Stickers.
We love the bright, cheery version but we know so many of our customers love reproduction style fabrics so we're going to offer two colorways
Because this was primarily designed as a template-of-the-month club by Jen, they are not providing specific fabric guidance. However, we are going to offer TWO fabric kit options
to meet various needs.
If you have a stash you would like to use, we're offering monthly inspiration kits
. These kits will feature a half yard of a black/white print for background and 8 assorted fat sixteenths (9" x 10") pieces to get you started.
If you want us to do all the work for you, we're also offering complete kits
. These kits will feature the half yard of background fabric and a huge assortment of fabrics for each monthly block, generously sized so you have some fabric leftover for the scrappy setting options at the end. We'll do our best to NEVER repeat a fabric so you will have a true, scrappy quilt.
Once Jen reveals the setting options, we'll also offer club members a discounted setting kit!
Templates are $24.95 per month. Order them here
Then, the monthly fabric kits are priced as follows:
Jen version and 1800s repro version inspiration
version is $10.95 per month.
Jen version and 1800s repro complete
version is $22.95 per month.
Reserve your fabric kit here
The program starts in late March, 2020.
Here are a few more close-ups of individual blocks. The feature a mix of piecing and applique.
The Jen version kits will feature colors and print style similar to these shown.
The 1800s reproduction version will feature shirting backgrounds and a huge variety of reproduction prints from all your favorite designers.
Sign up now!