Friday, September 25, 2009

Riot of Color

Hello Everyone,

I bet you have been wondering what I have done with all those Kaffe HSTs? Well, even if you weren't I am going to let you know. I have had a blast!!

This is the first quilt. If you remember, I said that I had enough to make two. This is the first layout. I am in love with it!! The color just makes my heart sing.



Definitely a shot of ROYGBIV!


Love the oranges, reds, and yellows.


So much summer here in these colors.


I actually laid this out several times until I got the right mix of colors transitioning from on to the other.


I had to lay this one out on the floor because my design wall has another project on it. So in laying it on the floor I actually had another arrangement done just for me by my kitty.


Of course I did not keep that arrangement, no matter how much my kitty insisted.


I decided to go with my layout, which in the end, will please me more in the long run.



So in the process of making this quilt, I had lots of Kaffe scraps. I made up a scrap bag and put it on my Etsy shop. It has all these fabrics and more!

I have also updated my website gallery with more fabulous customer quilts. One that has some Kaffe fabrics pieced into it, just beautiful.

Also, if you haven't heard yet, my 5th podcast is up and running. I talk, in depth, about thread and making the right choices for your projects. You can listen to it here or on iTunes.

I hope you all have a wonderful weekend! We are going to be doing a little New England leaf peeping. Hopefully, I will bring back some wonderful fall photos to show you.

Until Next Time...

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57 comments:

Carla said...

Wow Jackie, that is beautiful!

RED PEPPER QUILTS said...

Great quilt Jackie! We are definitely on the same page here with the half square triangles. Love your layout and use of color. Kaffe's fabrics are great for this project. Really beautiful!

Rita

alobsiger said...

DELICIOUS, Jackie! It is a gorgeous riot of color indeed! Doesn't it just make you HAPPY?!? Can't wait to see the next layout. :-)

Stephanie said...

I second Amy above. The first word that came to mind was DELICIOUS!!! Don't you just love it when a plan comes together? I've never been to New England. Can't wait to see you photos. We're just getting hints of color in Central Ohio.

karenfae said...

What a wonderful layout! I love the ripple of color!
Karen
http://karensquilting.com/blog/

Thimbleanna said...

Absolutely GORGEOUS Jackie! I LOVE it -- love, love love it!!! And I'm pretty impressed that you have a designing kitty -- next time you must take a picture!

allsewnup said...

This is one awesome quilt. BRAVO!!

:o)
Carolyn*

Anina said...

What a lovely rainbow!
Have fun with the leaves.

MichelleB said...

I love it! It is wonderful.

Jewel said...

Yeah! I was fast enough to get your scraps... no idea what I will do with them but am envisioning some kind of wonky house or freeform thing...can't wait.

Anya said...

Oh my gosh, Jackie, that is lovely!

Heather said...

This is too lovely for words - WOW!!

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

Wow this turned out so beautifully! Love the colors!

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

Beautiful Jackie!!

Sherri said...

I. Love. It!!! And I ran right over to Etsy...but was too late for the scraps...darn!

Can't wait to see version two!

Purple and Paisley said...

omg, jackie! i love it - so bright and gorgeous and the colors transition just perfectly! definitely my kind of quilt! ☺

Catherine said...

This is gorgeous!! So cheerful and so, so summery.

Kaaren said...

Awesome use of color gradation!

Now that's what I call eye candy!

Nedra said...

Your layout with Kaffes is beautiful, and the walk in New England with Fall colors sounds heavenly. I wish I could be right there next to you, so I'm looking forward to your pictures.

Jane's Fabrics and Quilts said...

Oh Jackie, it is perfect!! No, is is stunning, i love how you blended the colors. it would make my heart sing too!!!

Hi! My name is erica. Would you be my friend? said...

Oh wow! It's just wonderful! I wish I had been quick enough for that scrap bag! :)

I imagine it did take a while to situate, because the color transition really is perfect!

wow...

Exuberant Color said...

Spectacular! Just what I needed to see on a rainy day.

Amy - Park City Girl said...

It's beautiful! I love the way the colors move through it :) How big is it?

Vivian said...

Stunning layout with these HST.
I'm just back from a visit to your website gallery. What a feast for the eyes! Beautiful, varied quilts, and I appreciate seeing closeup photos of your quilting.

Janet said...

OOH and AHHH, really love it. There is so much you can do with half square triangles, what a lot of fun playing with them. I'm going to take time to listen to your podcast, thanks.

belinda said...

Just so you know...I WAS wondering,
but no more...thanks for sharing...it is FAB!!
Oh, I'm jealous...I am a die-hard
leaf peeper....it's been too many
yrs. since I've been that way though!!

henny said...

what a fabulous rainbow color, Jackie!

Vicki W said...

Love all that color!

Janet said...

Beautiful coordination of colors.

Anne said...

Love, love, love this. Beautiful use of the fabrics and colours.

QUILTING IS BLISSFUL, DI said...

I really like the quilt now--I love the bright colors and prints of some of the new fabrics--but they are just "too" busy for me--but now that I see what you have done with them it is perfect and now I will start collecting them--thanks--hugs, Di

Dandelion Quilts said...

How cheery! Great job, Jackie.

Quilts on Bastings said...

I love the half square triangle quilt - fabulous colours. I can't wait to see how you quilt it.

wishes, true and kind said...

Oh, nicely done! And how much fun you must have had!

em's scrapbag said...

Oh Jackie it is wonderful. Truly makes the heart sing! I love the bright transitioning rows with the white. You did good!

MissesStitches said...

I saw your comment on Red Pepper Quilts and wanted to see your Kaffe HSTs. So beautiful! Yours is a blog I will be following now!

PamKittyMorning said...

I really love it. Can't wait to see it quilted!

Jodie said...

jackie, it sings !!!!
The colours are beutiful and the way it blends is amazing.

julieQ said...

Yep! It's gorgeous!!

MaksiTaksi said...

I really do love it, I'm a quilter, crafster and designer myself ans I get inspiration from your nice blog.
Thanks!

Jackie said...

That is just gorgeous! Love the color changes and the pop of white!

imquilternity said...

WOW! Jackie, it's gorgeous!! You knew I would say that being the huge Kaffe fan that I am, but still....I love it!!

Enjoy your "leaf peeping" trip and please do post some photos. I've yet to do that as much as I love New England!!

jacquie said...

this is stunning...i love how you've done your color transitions in this quilt. so unexpected...but yet orderly. enjoy the trip...i can't wait to see your pictures.

Julie said...

Looks fanristic. I love playing with rainbow colours too.

amandajean said...

that quilt is stunning, Jackie! just stunning!!!!

suz said...

Wonderful use of those fabrics!

Victoria said...

So pretty, such great colors!
Looking forward to listening to your new podcast, too!

Gaizie said...

The colours are just lovely..the white makes it stand out...

Teresa said...

Color and lots of it - gotta love that! And to top it off, a trip to see the New England Autumn colors, sounds like fun and inspiring. I hope you have great weather and a relaxing time.

Piwacket said...

Nothing more to say other than terrific!!

Cathy said...

Wow Jackie, I love it. So much fun packed into one quilt, you definately have to make two! xo

Mary Lou Weidman said...

My goodness how LOVELY! Isn't color a wonderful thing?

Annemariesquilt said...

How wonderful quilt and you have put together so nicely....

Ginger Patches said...

Oh Jackie I absolutely LOVE it!!! And i have been wondering :)

Melissa said...

Love your colors!

Nanette Merrill and daughters said...

Cant wait to hear your podcast on thread. That is always something I stew about when getting a quilt machine quilted. This quilt is lovely. I made a similar one with japanese scraps. It was so fun! I really love yours.

amy smart said...

Oh Jackie, this quilt is amazing! I just love the color - so beautiful!! I can't wait to see it all quilted and fabulous. Lovely.

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