Wednesday, 6 April 2011

March Colour Palette Challenge Quilt

OK, I lied. I couldn't wait until I had finished my friend's baby quilt before I started playing with my new solid fabrics. Especially not when I was able to pull together some colours for the 3CS Color Palette Challenge.

I made this little mini quilt, which is going to look lovely hanging in our hallway:


I started off with the little improv pieced log cabins (my fave blocks to make!) and took it from there. I machine quilted the wavy vertical lines, then added a little hand quilting to emphasise the one the butterflies are on. Then I added the buttons and hand quilting swirling lines around it. I used a pillowcase finish because I didn't want a contrasting binding, but had run out of the light green fabric.

This is the first time I have used solid fabrics, but I suspect it won't be the last. I love the look of them.


  1. It's beautiful. I love the colors, especially those two pops of lime green.

  2. Oh my! That is so adorable, you are so good at this quilting malarky, I want to play! I agree with Janet, the lime green really sets it off!

  3. Kite like and sweet as can be!!!

  4. I like this piece very much. You are doing great things!

  5. Oh I do love this - I can't wait to start playing with my solids!

  6. What a great little quilt!


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