Project Quilting Season and Patone Challenge


 Project Quilting challenge = done!
Here is my "Sweet Treats" inspired quilt for this round of Project Quilting hosted by Kim over at Persimon Dreams HERE

My sweet interpretation comes from a couple of places. First, the Olympics starting this week. Love this! I love all the quilty goodness all over the place at this years Sochi Olympics. Such fun colors too! So watching the pre-Olympic news I caught a lot of their logos and one that kept coming up is the use of 'equilateral' triangles. I have wanted to try them again.  Second the location and all the beautiful scenery at the Olympics is just breathtaking. I am loving some of the beginning events too, especially the snow events like slope skiing.

I then thought the triangles in shades of purple looked a lot like 'rock candy'.



So this is my "Purple Rock Candy Mountain" quilt:


 
Note: It just started snowing like crazy here so that is added bonus to my challenge theme. I have the mountain and someone else "?" provided the snow topping! haha

  Measures 27w" x 25h"
pieced 
match-stick quilting in 8 shades of purple thread
Front has Kona solids with some of my own hand-dyeds mixed in. A lovely ombre fabric I had in my stash was added in.
Backing pieced with a few triangles.  

I think this will make a great entry for the Patone Radiant Orchid challenge mini

Linking up with the Challenge HERE 
Stop back by for the open voting soon.
2014 Pantone Quilt Challenge: Radiant Orchid 


 *I can't win on trying to take new photos. The last two pics were  taken today after two days of 60-70 degree temps. At least it is not a snow storm like in the original post, just frosty. sigh...

Comments

  1. Really pretty! Love the use of a "single" color.

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  2. Fun! I want to make a purple quilt.

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  3. Wow! Your Rock Candy Mountain is gorgeous! Loving those triangles! And the light dusting of snow is sew fitting! Congrats on a beautiful finish!

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  4. Spectacular little mini! Love all that intense quilting!

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  5. It's a great quilt - I love that the triangles are oriented sideways, love the use of different coloured threads for the matchstick quilting and the use of negative space.

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  6. This is really lovely - the dense quilting is really great as well as the piecing! Thanks for playing along with the challenge.

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  7. I'm in love with your quilt, Kris. The colours, the design, your quilting and that pieced binding all make this a wonderful quilt. Well done!

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  8. Man this is a stunner. Your placement of the different shades of purple almost make it sparkles. There's so much movement and things to see. I also love your off-centered placement of the triangles and the "border". Beautiful work!!

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  9. Oh and the quilting and the binding are perfect, too. All in all, phenomenal. <3 it!

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  10. Look at that snow, wow!! And I adore the quilting, it's fantastic!

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