I loved working with all these deeper colors.
I was forced into them a bit when Leigh and I were working on getting 5 quilts done without buying any fabric. I was getting really low on same-lot whites, so I had to pull out other plans and neutrals to get quilts done.
So glad I did!
The solid pluses are made with hand dyed fabrics from Cherrywood Fabrics. They have a great depth, and I thought they looked a bit like the sea, hence the Watery part of the Zoo.
I was super happy after laying out that back - one of those where you pull out the bits leftover and add in a couple other pieces to make it all fit together.
This was an attempt to hang a quilt on the wall in the basement to photograph straight on. Not the best lighting! Upstairs the problem is that all my walls are either windows or occupied by furniture. Maybe I just need to clear a room out specifically for quilt photos. The oldest could be off to college in 3.5yrs - maybe that's a good plan for his room. It gets fabulous light all afternoon. Ha!
I actually made friends with sashing on this quilt, if you recall back here. I did all kinds of stuff I normally don't do with this one - sashing, dark neutral, straight line quilting (still not a fan in-process but love the finished look here).
A fun little quilt. I listed it in my shop.