My cousin, Jackie, and I are taking a quilting class together in.... 11 days, and I sat down a few days ago to gather my fabrics together. The pattern we will be doing is Boston Logs, by Little Miss Sloppy. Love this pattern! I was having a really hard time deciding what colors to use in my quilt. I thought about doing something similar to the quilt on the pattern's photo - beige/cream and one other color. But, what other color? I was looking at all of my piles (and piles & piles & piles) of fabric and came across the stack of black/white/red fabrics. That's when a lightbulb went off! I decided on the following fabrics:
Red, black and white!!!! This is a color combination that I've been wanting to use for YEARS! I imagine it won't be my only quilt with this combo, but I'm really excited to be starting my first on 2/21/2013.
The top/left "musical notes" fabric is probably my favorite b/w/r, and I think I'm going to need to buy more of it because I just can't stop loving on it! I'm not a musician, I don't sing (well, I DO, but I shouldn't...). However, this fabric just really touches me. It's like I don't WANT to use it, because then I won't have it for/in my stash anymore! Am I the only one who ever has this problem?
Another thing I'm doing here is mixing batiks with non-batiks. So far, I think the fabrics are all going to work really well together!
We will be taking the class at my favorite LQS - Fiddlesticks. Love that store!