Thursday, April 6, 2023

Viva Magenta

I'm excited to be joining this year's Pantone Quilt Challenge hosted by Sarah and Elizabeth. There are several different ways to enter the challenge - including minis, quilted items like bags, and just the top! You can read more about the challenge in this kick-off post.

Sarah did the work to match up solid colors from different fabric manufacturers and I am working with Paintbrush Studios - my favorite! - in the color Cherry Blossom (121-175) and matching it with Petal (121-018). My quilt will be two colors.

I'm very excited by my quilt design although the piecing does involve templates. I spent quite a bit of time trying to work around this and tried to create FPP patterns for the piecing but it didn't really work plus would likely use a lot more fabric!

Each of these are cut from 2 1/2" strips.

The sewing has started and everything is working well so far. Now back to sewing!

Have a wonderful day! Patty


  1. Excellent; I look forward to seeing what you create. You seem to really thrive with challenges. :)

  2. You are certainly on your game with your fabric choices and a design to begin working on. Though I too have pulled out my PP Cherry Blossom, I haven't done anything else. I've continued to dither with scraps, rather than face up to starting the Viva Magenta challenge. Once again, I am clueless when it comes to a design. Good for you to have a start! Looks like fun!


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