Tuesday, October 12, 2010

A Real Challenge!

My Brown Bag Quilt Contest exchange fabric came from Micki in Ireland.
This will be a real challenge for me because these are not fabrics I usually work with. However, I think they are the makings of a winning quilt. 
The rules are that I have to use 90% of the 'ugly' fabric I am given and can add as much fabric from my stash as I want. 
I can only buy one new fabric.
Here is what I have come up with from my stash so far.  
The red  and black fabric is the 10% I will put aside.  The grey and green will get used in the backing.
Now to come up with a pattern to use and one new fabric that will be the 'sparkler.
Stay tuned.

5 comments:

  1. The colour combo has great potential.
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  2. So far, so good... I'd say! Can't wait to see what you come up with!

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  3. You've got some great options there!! My fabrics are a bit of a challenge, but I'm seeing how you work through what you'e received...that helps me reason through what I've got! :-) Love the large-scale print fabric. FUN!
    Blessings,
    Mary Lou

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  4. I'm sure you'll come up with a winning design for these color combos. I'll look forward to seeing your project take shape.

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  5. I like the fabric you added from your stash. I'm sure the perfect pattern will come to you soon!!

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