Monday, June 13, 2022

Square Grapes

The latest Curated Quilts Mini challenge carried a unique color palette and a prompt of 'gap' with a focus on the negative space.  I found scraps in my stash that matched two of the colors and then rounded it out by ordering some Bella Concord color.  (I suddenly seem to have lots of purple solids FQ size or smaller in my stash.)

My design idea was born out of necessity  - letting the fabric I had on hand dictate the design.  Once assembled, I used 40 wt Aurifil variegated thread and added a series of rectangles that interacted with the squares.

The result surprised me - the quilting really made the piece come alive!  I had great difficulty getting a good photo that showed the colors well and this one still isn't right.

My quilt Square Grapes measures 15 1/2" square.

Have a wonderful day! Patty


  1. I like how the quilting keeps my eye tracing shapes and looking over the mini. I love that the scraps dictated the design. Have a great week!

  2. It turned out lovely. What will you do with it now that it's finished?


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