Thursday, March 03, 2011

My Favorite Crayons

My Favorite Crayons top unquilted. 58.5x75" Hand dyed and commercial cottons. Machine pieced.

I had lots of fun with this one. It was more improvisational once I got going, even tho I started with a plan.  I forgot all about sticking with a color scheme, so this ended up being all the crayons in the box. It may get another strip or two on the sides, but not the top or bottom. I just ran out of time and energy for the day.

The process was to make the triangle combinations first and then stripsets and lengths of plain fabrics were added. I think the long expanses of plain are totally necessary to balance out the busy pieced sections. To make it look 'designed' I would line up sections with seams on the adjacent panel. To make things fit, fabric needed to be added or cut away as needed. And then there are other places that don't connect at all. That's just the way this quilt is.


  1. You've outdone yourself...again! I am delighted by the little triangles. What fun! What punch! What pizzazz! I can't wait to see it in person.

  2. Beautiful!! The colors are amazing and the design so interesting, I love to just keep looking and looking at it!

  3. this intuitive process is producing some interesting results. I may have to try it... (I'm a plan girl -I'm a Virgo after all...) :D

  4. I am liking the balance. And of course the colors! Yummy

  5. It's looking amazing.

  6. Red hot and cool!

  7. My favorite crayons are all of them, too :-) Happy, happy quilt!

  8. I love it!!! Just wonderful to play and let it happen.

  9. I love it and I love the name. It fits. You're amazing!

  10. If I slept under it I would have to dream about rainbows and happy endings.


  11. This is absolutely wonderful, Melody--great job! I'm inspired, as always, by your sense of color and design.

  12. Judy Morningstar6:15 PM

    Absolutely lovely, Melody! You can do awesome stuff even when you are sick...... Thank you for sharing your technique!

  13. Don't worry Mel. Color can not hurt you. It's a delightful piece!

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