Sketchboard #16

I really loved how the swatches were laid out in the swatch board, which is what inspired this color wheel pin wheel design. All fabrics are Robert Kaufman's 

Kona Cottons (click the link to see all 219 colors). I am really thinking about making this quilt and writing up a tutorial for it. Here is what the quilt is using: the dark gray that is Charcoal with the lighter gray being Ash, now in order starting with the yellow pinwheel (going clockwise around the quilt) Canary; Papaya; Coral; Cardinal; Pomegranate; Medium Pink; Cerise; Berry; Eggplant; Nightfall; Lake; Cyan; Jungle; Chartreuse; Lime; Moss; Stone; Espresso; Sable; Chocolate; Bone; and Coal. I thought this quilt would make a great lap quilt and could easily be adjusted in size by adding more pinwheels (colors to the color wheel). Once I came up with the concept for the quilt, I thought it would be fun to add a few pillows: Pillow #1 uses 4 pinwheels that are right next to each in the color wheel (in this case, Canary, Papaya, Coral & Cardinal). Pillow #2 uses colors that are around the same value (like lights or dark, etc), in this case I picked: Pomegranate, Lime, Cerise & Cyan. Both pillows would be bordered with Charcoal and finished sizes of 18" x 18". By using all solids this would be a great way to feature the quilting on the quilt or even do some hand quilting. 
 Here are a few other things that I think would look awesome in solids not just prints and give you room to add plenty of embellishments (like embroidery, yo-yos, flowers, etc.):

Chemisette Handbag Pattern by Craft Apple
Happy Stacker Ring Toy by Heather Bailey 

The Sabrina Tunic by Serendipity Studio

(just as a little note, I have not tried out these patterns, they are ones that I would like to have or think would look good in the featured fabric lines.) 

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