Work in Progress: Grays & Pastels

I am building a new quilt from triangles. The fabrics I chose are very subdued and modern.  I am enjoying arranging the pattern so there is a nice balance between the large prints and the pastel colors. I think it feels contemporary.

This is going to be for a queen bed and it is going to be machine quilted.

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And I love the above fabric I found for the back!

Queen Shirt Quilt: Finer Details

I am enjoying exploring new fabric options. My favorite is shirt-fabric. I like to go to the Salvation Army and other thrift stores to pick up these fabulous, striped fabrics and use them in new ways in my quilts. Below is a quilt in the final stages of production. This one is a queen.
Can you recognize the shirt material? Loads of FUN!
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Next on deck: October 22, 2011

Sometimes when I am close to finishing a quilt, I start thinking about the next one. It’s kind of like how I have to find a new book to read before I’ve finish the old one. I start by thinking about the color palate and I go into my sewing room and start picking out fabrics. From there I build piles. Each pile represents the colors that will go into one Log Cabin square.

Here is what going to go into the next quilt: