One Way in Alison Glass Fabrics March 11 2016, 0 Comments
We love scrappy quilts! And our new favorite thing is scrappy backgrounds! We have always loved Alison Glass's fabrics and got incredibly excited when she came out with Abacus, a set of low volume prints. We used all the black and white fabrics as the background and assorted bright Sunprints and Handcrafted fabrics for the arrows!
We created a gradation of color across the quilt beginning with yellow in one corner and ending with orange in the other. Rainbows are my favorite and who doesn't love a good colorful quilt with a scrappy background!?
We took this and a new pattern (Privet Drive - more info coming soon!) down to the RINO district in Denver. There are tons of wall murals that make wonderful backdrops for quilt photos. Here are a few of my favorite photos and walls =]
Because the background is a little busier than most, we decided to keep the quilting a little simpler. Kristy quilted vertical straight lines at varying widths apart from 1/4" to 3/4". We then stripped together the extra colorful pieces of fabric to create a fun binding!
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If you make this or any other Sassafras Lane project, we would love to see it! Send us photos or post them to our Flickr group.