Saturday, April 27, 2024

Feeling Peachy - Blush

Few weeks ago, I had just completed a project for publication. And I had yet to begin my Funky Friends Toy. This in-between-projects time when I was particularly vulnerable, I came across the Pantone Quilt Challenge Announcement and I fell for it. HARD.

Paul: How hard?
Me: So hard that I have an entry in EVERY category.

One thing was certain. I was NOT going to buy any fabric for the challenge. I would only use my stash. It turns out I had plenty of peachy goodness, in the entire spectrum of values, in yardage, precuts and scraps. 


Lights

Mediums

Darks


I got to work or I started to play :-D


Peachy all the way

I cut squares and rectangles and made blocks. I arranged and rearranged. 

Ready to sew


On the design wall



I took a walk and saw peachy goodness everywhere.

On my walk


I checked my email and saw peachy yumminess.

Passionfruit Tea



I went shopping and was surrounded by peachy vibes.

Fashion forward kidswear



I woke up peachy. I ate peachy. I slept peachy and even dreamt in peachy hues.

My Salmon is Peachy :-D


Peachful Dreams

As I came close to completing the top, I thought about a suitable name. I should call it "A Peachful Demonstration", I reasoned. It had so many peachy fabrics.

But once I took the pictures, I decided against it. 

Finished Flimsy


Blossoming 


Blooming


Blushing


I am going with "Blush". What do you think?



Finally, my favorite picture!

She is peachy, alright!!!

Blush measures 60" square. 
I am entering Blush in the "Just the Top" category. 

Make sure you check out all the entries at the Pantone Quilt Challenge 2024 Linky Party hosted by Sarah Ruiz Quilts.

I will also be sharing with all my favorite linky parties. See full list on the sidebar.  



20 comments:

  1. It's all Preeti peachy keen!
    Pat

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  2. That's two done, how many more categories are you entering in?

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  3. Your flimsy looks great. Really good colour selection and placement.
    (Karen, Sunburnt Quilts.)

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  4. Enjoying your peachy plus creations!

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  5. Blush is a perfect name for the quilt. The color fade is really fun. A fun spring quilt.

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  6. This is so pretty! You did an amazing job with the fabrics you had on hand!

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  7. Wow! You knocked it out of the park AGAIN! What a pretty quilt!--TerryK@OnGoingProjects

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  8. You really did see peach everywhere! And Blush is gorgeous - I love the colorwash effect you achieved with the different shades. Fun to read about your process, too!

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  9. Ooooh, Blush, what a perfect name for a pretty peachy top! Your fabrics are wonderful, love the swans, dotted chevrons, graphic fabrics!
    You did great for this entry, bravo!
    Thank you for sharing your lovely and inspirational work!

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  10. Blush is perfect. Love the colors and the fade to the borders! So many great fabrics in it too.

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  11. Wow! I think Blush is a great name for this quilt top and I look forward to celebrating it as a finish with you when it's complete.

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  12. Ohh I like BLUSH!!! You could sit with this one on the porch and sip a blush wine and watch the sun go down!

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  13. A Perfectly, Pleasant Peach Party Indeed!

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  14. I love this peachy quilt, the design and colors!

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  15. I really love Blush, Preeti! Gorgeous! Thanks for sharing with Monday Musings!

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  16. Blush is a great name! The colors are wonderful, you are a genius.

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  17. Such peacy lusciousness! Love it. Good luck in the challenge. Thanks for sharing on my weekly show and tell, Wednesday Wait Loss.
    https://www.inquiringquilter.com/questions/2024/05/01/wednesday-wait-loss-378

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  18. Love the gradient and the circular but irregular feel of the "blobb". Maybe a bit inspired by some peachy blooms? Fun overall design from a simple block. A skill you seem to have mastered. xo

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