Amy, from Amyscreativeside.com, is hosting a Blogger's Quilt Festival to coincide with Quilt Market. To see some amazing quilts by bloggers everywhere, click on the link below:
I'm pretty sure that my love of orange is directly related to my love of all things from the 1970s.
What really epitomizes the color palette for me is, and always has been, my mom's funky set of tupperware:
I've always loved this set!
It's still in pristine condition, too. That handle really keeps the set together.
My name is on the bottom of the yellow bowl, made with a labelmaker much like this one:
I can't think of one thing that wasn't labeled with that label maker.
Coming up with a palette for a quilt for myself wasn't too hard. I usually start with orange.
Above is a shot of all of the blocks together, but not in the final arrangement.
Below, all set together:
The best part of this quilt, tho, isn't the color palette.
(even tho they're all my favorites)
The best part about this quilt is that it is just my second quilt hand-quilted piece.
And, it is the quilt that brought all of these fabulous people together to put it in a frame and help me start hand quilting.
We put it up in the driveway - on my grandmother's frame.
We used the quilt stands my granddad made.
Above, the backing is pinned to the boards first.
Then (below) the batting and top are attached.