Snippets of my week in stitches ... a simple patchwork quilt in a pretty and warm color palette; soft pink, yellow, red, and orange, with a flash of blue, grey, and lime green for freshness.
I struggled to find the color palette that I wanted to work with this week, I couldn't seem to make up my mind. Maybe it was the subtle shift in weather - a hopeful hint of Spring - that made me feel so unsettled. Eventually though you just have to make a start and I did by cutting squares of my some of my favorite fabrics.
It didn't take long to gather together a variety of fabrics, all cut into squares. Many squares. I usually like to strip piece my patchwork quilts however by the time I was happy with my color palette I was too far in - too many squares had been cut - to change my method. All fabric squares were individually cut (with rotary cutter) and pieced. All 357 squares ...
Despite the slow start I love how this quilt top has turned out! Note the number of floral prints used, and the lovely Liberty of London Tana Lawn fabrics. as well as the variety of fabrics with fruits - apples, pears, lemons, cherries, strawberries - some of which there are numerous (various prints in different colorways).
Now ready for basting and quilting.
Thank you for stopping by,
For the Love of Patchwork II - A Finished Quilt August 2016
For the Love of Patchwork I ~ A Finished Quilt April 2016
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