As you may know, I am a member of the Baltimore Modern Quilt Guild. You may have also noticed that I'm not an overly modern quilter; nor do I identify myself as a traditional quilter. I like to say that if you need to give me a title, an arbitrary label (that is as unnecessary as any other label that our society places on the humans that reside within our society) I would like you to use quilter. That's what I am.
Amy Ellis for Moda Fabrics. (You can pick up your own charm pack from the Fat Quarter Shop.) I grabbed some coordinating solids and started working on some improvisation. I didn't have a plan. I just started working to see how big I could get the piece with the fabrics I had at hand. There was much rearranging of blocks before a final layout was determined. I would even build the blocks to fit where I wanted them.
So Fine from Superior Threads. This is a great thread for blending work. I wanted to use the gray, but it just didn't seem like the right answer. The resulting texture really shows.
I think this gave the quilt just the right amount of movement.
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