Early in May I enjoyed visiting the local quilt guild with Linda. It was our first time to meet and she is every bit as nice in person as she is on her blog. And her applique is even more stunning than the pictures! Thank you, Linda, for introducing me to the guild. The speaker talked to us about depression era quilts and had some beautiful quilts to show. I love those scrappy bright colors! It's a nice group of quilters and I joined hoping for quilting fellowship and the opportunity to learn.
At the meeting I picked up a nice quilt pattern from Eleanor Burns.
I found some fabrics in my stash that I had been wanting to use and they will work in this quilt. I added a couple of accents that I MIGHT use but I'm still experimenting with colors. I see quilts that I love because of the combinations of fabrics but am not very confident in some of my own choices. My family tells me to use what I love and enjoy it! These are the fabrics I want to use.
I really love the floral in the middle and the two fabrics on the bottom coordinate with it. The one on the bottom right is more the soft green of the floral than the grayish tone in the photo. The top fabrics pick up colors in the floral. I think they are so pretty together...I'll have to see how they look in the quilt block.
I'm off to call the florist. Have a great day and thanks for stopping by.