August will be here before we know it and attending the Lowell Quilt Festival is a great way to spend an August weekend! As icing on the cake, the BMQG is lucky enough to have been invited to have another exhibit during the Festival to showcase what we've been doing throughout the year and what modern quilting is all about. Last year, we had a mini quilt challenge where everyone was free to create a mini quilt of their choice that featured at least three of the QuiltCon logo colors. This was my contribution:
Here's all the entries together - can you believe the incredible skill and variety here??
We had so much fun doing it that we're going back for round two! This year, we voted on a color palette to work from. The winner was...Red Nails!
I've got a block design in mind that I've been wanting to use since I saw it, but I'm going to try a test block first. I think it might be just right for these colors! I did a quick fabric pull from my stash and came up with this stack of possibilities.
I can't wait to get working!