Yellow Challenge

My latest challenge is to make a yellow quilt. I’m not overly fond of yellow and have been dragging my heels but a day or so ago I ran across this yellow retro butterfly print in my stash and began to wonder if I could do something with it. The butterflies are huge, like –  8″ x 11″.


Yesterday, while at the Quilt Sampler shop in Springfield, MO I saw this batik and said to myself, “YES” and bought it.


Then came home and started pulling out other fabrics. I think I can make this all work together. and it just might be fun. Isn’t that what it’s all about? Stay tuned.


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3 Comments on “Yellow Challenge”

  1. Susan Lumsden Says:

    Yummy and Fun!!!! I love artificial constraints. Susan

  2. oldsewnsew Says:

    Every quilt needs some yellow! A little or a lot depends on how you feel that day. Love the colors, Emmie!

  3. Nancy Krampf Says:

    good ,luck……..i do not see any red. 🙂 what about a yellow ocher dyed cloth????
    u r amazing . i ain’t makin anything that does not move me.
    maybe an itty bitty one ifin i had too. 🙂 just maybe rock on em
    and i repeat good luck

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