Modern Basics II :: Improvised Herringbone

Improvised Herringbone has a few foundation pieced blocks, that add a big impact to the quilt top! This is a great scrap buster, and a great way to use a favorite fat quarter bundle.

Modern Basics II :: Improvised Herringbone -

Improvised Herringbone measures 70″ x 83″

Designed and pieced by me with my Baby Lock Melody

Quilted by Natalia Bonner

Fabrics are Hello Pilgrim by Lizzy House

Instructions for throw size is included in the book


Modern Basics II is available at Fat Quarter ShopAmazon, and autographed copies are in my bookshop.

By |2018-02-04T16:00:59-06:00February 13th, 2013|finished quilt, Modern Basics|5 Comments


  1. Lori Smanski February 13, 2013 at 11:43 am - Reply

    This is really pretty. I love how the green and white are subtle, yet help to hightlight the middle.

  2. Sandra Davidson February 13, 2013 at 6:36 pm - Reply

    I really love this one ,the design and colours are beautiful. I also love the herringbone quilting !

  3. Ellie Q February 14, 2013 at 10:40 am - Reply

    I think this is my favorite! What a neat design!

  4. And It Begins! | Amy's Creative Side August 20, 2013 at 11:25 pm - Reply

    […] with her on it – she loves making selections for me! I used an orphan block from this quilt for the flap, and pulled bits and pieces for the body and pockets. It’s just the right size […]

  5. Corlene October 28, 2017 at 9:06 am - Reply

    Love this pattern!! Bought the book but I don’t see the instructions for the throw size in the book (as mention above under the picture). Help!!

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