this week i decided to join a quilt along hosted by the fabulous lynne at lily's quilts. her sample miniquilt made of a single block from her pattern for the QAL was the deciding factor. it's a large dresden plate and she quilted around it in circles. she also used the sherbet pips line, and it's darling!
today is the day we're supposed to be cutting our fabric, but i haven't printed out my templates yet, nor have i selected my fabric. gasp!
i'm auditioning several choices, and i'm also considering making a smaller quilt for a neighbor's new baby boy.
one option is to cut into my jay mccarrol stash, and use kona coal as the background fabric:
another option is to go with black and white prints and chose a kona solid for the background:
a third option is to use this QAL as a stashbuster and just use a bunch of prints from my stash (this is just a wee portion of my stash):
if i choose to do fewer blocks and make a baby quilt, i'll use these fabrics:
i may just go with the baby quilt option, since i do need a quilt for him. that way i could use it as a practice, and make myself a full 6 block quilt later.