What shade are you?

What shade are you?

What Shade Are You Logo 2016  I was really excited when RJR Fabrics asked me to be apart of of their What Shade Are You Blog Hop.  I have been wanting to create another Half Square Triangle quilt and thought it would be a perfect time to do so.


When it was my time to select my colors I was immediately overwhelmed about where to start… There were so many beautiful colors to choose from.  I decided to scroll threw some of my favorite color inspiration pins on pinterest.  I settled on a beautiful series of travel photos found on the awesome travel blog Kevin and Amanda.


The colors I chose for this quilt are:
Putting GreenIMG_2109
Tiffany Box
Aloe Verde
Glow in the dark

I really wanted my quilt to be mostly neutral, with pops of these colors, but as I got to working the quilt just took a life of its own. I decided not to fight it.  I think thats what I love most about these types of quilts… the Journey, letting the colors just flow and letting them decide ultimately where they should go.  No plan.  Just play.

For the quilting, I knew I wanted something simple to keep the quilt soft and cuddly.  I opted for an on-point straight line cross grid.


I can’t tell you how many out-takes of this photo there were….  Because of the Princess Mabel… She didn’t understand why I was on the floor and not giving her attention….


I bound the quilt in Bougainvillea which I am pretty sure is my new favorite color… Backed in Driftwood.  I hand stitched the binding using Spagetti from WonderFil 12wt.  It was first time using it; it’s pretty nice to work with and I love the results.  DSC_3789 copy

I plan on keeping this quilt on my couch, its cozy and a perfect size for cuddling under.  I think I may crank the air on today just so I can enjoy it!

Thank you to RJR Fabrics for the opportunity to be a part of this event!

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