I’ve always been a bit of an old soul. When I was a little girl in the late 80s and early 90s, I was completely enamored with my favorite books: the “Little House on the Prairie” series (as well as my favorite movies: anything starring Shirley Temple). The “Little House on the Prairie” series sparked my love for reading, and I must have read the entire series at least five or six times. I also had the spin-off book series, featuring the tales of grown-up Laura Ingalls Wilder, a doll, a biography, a cookbook and more. So you can imagine my excitement when Andover Fabrics launched a new line of projects and fabrics inspired by the beloved series, available through our sister company Keepsake Quilting.
The collection includes three kits featuring quilts designed by Lucy Fazely: the Nine Patch Grove Quilt Kit, the Crosses and Losses Quilt Kit and the Double Wedding Ring Quilt Kit.
Nine Patch Grove is styled after a quilt pattern that was popular in the 19th century and, over time, has become a classic! It’s a twin-size quilt that finishes at 76″ x 76″.
Laura and Almanzo would surely love the Double Wedding Ring quilt (54″ x 70″).
Crosses and Losses looks just like the traditional quilts you’d imagine in the prairie home. It’s a throw-size quilt that finishes at 48″ x 48″. I think this one’s my favorite!
The collection also includes a “Little House on the Prairie” fabric panel featuring drawings from the book series, so you can pick a label to use to add a personal touch to your reproduction quilt. There’s also both a kit and pattern for a tote bag designed by Nancy Green – perfect for toting your quilting supplies – and the whole line of beautiful cotton quilt “Little House on the Prairie” fabric designed by Kathy Hall for Andover Fabrics.