Last year when I started quilting, I was fortunate enough to be invited to join a quilt group, the Sew Sisters. We meet regularly, and we also have an annual quilt exchange. Each person picks a focal fabric, and someone else creates a quilt based on that fabric for them (this is all in secret). I drew Dani, and these are the fabrics she had chosen, and I worked with:
Dani’s fabrics were beautiful, but posed a bit of a challenge for me as I tend toward brighter, pinky colors. I chose to go the modern route, and this is the quilt I created for Dani. The big “reveal” is today, I hope she likes her quilt…
My friend Ellie thought it needed a pop of color, so she generously gifted me the coral colored fabric. And thanks again to dear younger son for holding up the quilt – I knew these kids would come in handy one day :).
Oh, and I had enough fabric left, so I made Dani a matching giant pin cushion: