Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Retro Flowers no. 3
When I started off my retro flowers quilt (pattern by Christina of Sometimes Crafter) I originally thought to make them solely in Good Folks, my favorite fabric collection. But as I came to think about where the finished quilt would hang on our walls, I opted to interject this black text print (Annie's Farm Stand Seed Catalog).
I guess I was kind of trying to mollify Brandon, since my first thought was to hang the finished quilt in our dining room, where that silly painting used to be. But, within a week I had another quilt in mind to hang there (which is probably just the beginning of the madness?) and retro flowers was destined for another wall.
Anyhoo, I really dig how the black text print works in stark contrast to the rounded, vintage-inspired flower shape. There's something kind of ironic about a black flower. In a good way, I think.
Just in the same way, I have been enjoying spicing rainbow tones with black as of late. Yes, it was a very colorful, scrappy-delicious morning as I've been working on yet another project for my curves class. I wish you much of the same!