I have been asked by several people...."How was the quilt show?" Well, as I stood with gaping mouth staring at amazing works of fabric art, all I could come up with was.."WOW!" Now I have more ideas than time left on earth. But I am going to try my hardest to think outside the box and get creative with my fabric stash. I actually did not spend my wad of cash as I had anticipated. Funny, when you have money in your pocket that you decide to spend, you suddenly become very picky about what you spend it on. Also the fact that I was totally overwhelmed contributed to my difficulty with shopping. Besides....there are always more quilting shows to come....I have to pace myself!
So, as soon as I got home, I immediately got out the fabric that I had earmarked for a quilt for my daughter Jenn and got to work. This quilt is going to be a patchwork made from 2", 4", and 6" squares and stripes...with coordinating sashing between panels and a few embellished patches just for fun. This picture shows the first panel and one patch onto which I appliqued a coordinating flower. I will put a border in one of the dark brown prints around the entire thing and then finish it with binding in the same fabric as the sashing. This grouping of fabrics is very popular with young gals, it seems.