Friday, October 25, 2013

FRIENDSHIP x and + SWAP

It's hard to believe that we are staring down the end of October already. Although I love the colours of fall, I don't like the cold that comes with it. Recently I joined another swap. I have paired up with Cindy of Live a Colorful Life fame   : )

I learned about the swap from Cindy who directed me to this post from Lolly Quilts

The colour palette we have chosen is this :

thank you Cindy for this swatch

I am to make pairs of matching blocks. Four for Cindy, and four for me. Cindy will do the same.
Here is what I've finished so far


I still need to make two but I will get them done ( no worries Cindy )

The look of the block changes when the dark is placed in the middle. Hmmmm


It's been fun and sort of challenging to see how many block variations I can make using our limited colour palette.

There has also been some quilting going on here.  I am trying to finish this up for the Blogger's Quilt Festival that starts today.  Nearly there        : )



Have a great week-end!


18 comments:

Kevin the Quilter said...

Wonderful, delicious fabrics! Can't wait to see all the quilting you are doing there and see your entry!

Katherine said...

Beautiful blocks! Such a yummy palette.

Oh, what a pretty teaser... good luck finishing! Really want to see what this is.

Deborah said...

This is an exceptionally lovely palette and your blocks are beautiful!

Teresa in Music City said...

Oh can't wait to see the quilt in the Festival - love those yummy fabrics :*) I've been wanting to make a + and X quilt for quite a while now, and your blocks in those colors is really making me want to do it now! Can't do anything new right now though - SOON!

Patchwork and Play said...

You've chosen a great colour palette for your + and x blocks! Thanks for joining us!

dutchcomfort said...

Love the colour palette and your Plus and X blocks!

Caroline said...

I am looking forward to seeing your entry! Good luck!

BillieBee (billiemick) said...

Lovely blocks and yummy fabs.

Gina said...

color really does change the look of the blocks. I can't decide if i favor the light or dark centers. I think it is a tie. Looks like you are doing a samling of quilting on your ABC quilt; can't wait to see it!

Needled Mom said...

Those X&+ blocks are fabulous.

Megan said...

Lovely blocks - I love that colour palette. Your quilting looks exciting - looking fwd to seeing your entry :-)

Benta AtSLIKstitches said...

It really looks different doesn't it. What wrest you planning? 8 won't be enough for anything Will it?

Live a Colorful Life said...

I'm working on getting my done as well. Hopefully I can get them posted Sunday (only two days late....) I'm excited to be teaming up with you and these blocks are a beautiful beginning!

wendyroomcreations said...

I know you are brilliant with colour choices so have no doubt that the finished quilt will look amazing. (A bit of a retro post this because I've seen your finished quilt for the bloggers quilt festival and it is wonderful. Well done). Philippa xx

Deb@asimplelifequilts said...

You always have the prettiest projects... I'm looking forward to seeing more of both!

Sarah Lizzie said...

I look forward to seeing where you take these gorgeous blocks, Carla. Another amazing quilt...of that I am quite certain!!

Nat at Made in Home said...

Love love the blocks and the colour scheme!

Carla said...

I'm catching up on blog reading....in case that I haven't said so, " I'm so happy that you are joining in the fun of this swap...your pallet is scrumptious! It is sort of fun to limit the colors and still go scrappy, isn't it!