I remember calling one of my posts not so long ago 'a thing for solids', and when I look back at the quilts I have made, I see solids have featured a lot.
But lately I have become more interested in quilts that have some depth and texture and find myself wanting to experiment with finding ways to explore that idea. I credit Alison over at Little Island Quilting for this change in direction, I'm just completely smitten by her quilts. I'm starting to see some different effects are made possible when you think about making a quilt that doesn't have any solids in it. Enter the scrappy Starburst quilt by Jen Kingwell, and now the Penny Patch.
Rachel at Stitched in Color has kindly created the Penny Patch QAL. I loved the original colours in her Vintage Tangerine quilt and when she created a fabric stack that incorporated fabrics similar to the original fabrics she used, and I realised that I had quite a few of the fabrics in my stash, it seemed liked quilty destiny ;-)