Thanks to Bonnie Hunter of Quiltville, I spent an enjoyable afternoon digging through my scraps today looking for fabrics for Bonnie's next mystery quilt! Each autumn, Bonnie hosts a Mystery QAL on her blog. I swore to myself I wouldn't start this year's scrappy mystery, as I have yet to complete last year's "Easy Street."
That was fine, until I saw the colors Bonnie has selected for this year! All my favorites! Orange, yellow, green and blue. She's calling the quilt "Celtic Solstice." Here are my fabrics for this project:
I think I was the first person at my local Lowe's picking through the Olympic paint chips. Here is Bonnie's photo of the paint chips:
Not surprisingly, I had enough of the blues and greens that I didn't need to buy any extra.
But I was short on orange, and I'm still not sure these are the best match to the color cards:
Bonnie recommends "shirtings" for the background. Hooray, I will have to shop for more of those!
Linking up to Kim's Big Quilting Adventure Scrap Basket Sunday.
The first clue for Celtic Solstice goes "live" on Friday, November 29. Good thing I don't shop that day, because I'll be busy cutting and sewing my "Celtic Solstice!"
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