Color play to visualize new quilts! I wanted to see how Hopscotch Happy might look with some Blushing Peonies fabric (This line will be shipping to stores November 2017). Since I'm still in my summery mode with bright and happy hot colors, I wanted to try the red and gray families of color ways and add a little more of the peonies in the pink/orange colors. For three of the blocks, I liked making the background color a soft apricot to warm it up more.
Too much charcoal gray can start to look like Halloween but a touch just adds contrast and sophistication. But what if you DO want a fun quilt that can look fall-like and transition into October and Halloween? A simple switch of background to black and my quilt now looks ready for cozy times in front of the fireplace and candy corn! Have fun playing with Hopscotch Happy! Available at my shop.
9/23/2017 03:13:42 pm
I love the dark setting. It looks more like a picture than a quilt.
9/24/2017 10:14:12 am
Actually Kira it is a picture from the computer! I work out my color ways on the computer first a lot of the time. I like to experiment this way and I thought it would be fun to share with others so they can see it too.
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