confetti cottons basket stripe pillows

by Dorie on July 8, 2016

I’m really happy to be a part of Riley Blake’s Quilt-It Modern blog tour! Riley Blake has added some new colors to their Confetti Cottons, and they took the opportunity to partner with some excellent quilters to show them all off.

I wanted to make some pillows based on my Fresh Pack quilt (which is based on basketweave style knitted rib). I decided to take the number of colors I used down to almost just two, but then to keep color in the flying geese rows.

I didn’t want to go with stark black and white, but I wanted to be close and to have a lot of contrast, so I used Riley Blake’s off-white “Cloud” with “Licorice” in one pillow and “Riley Navy” in the other.

I had a whole slew of blues and green to choose from – such great colors. I might still make a pillow (or a mini!) that just uses the blues and green. Time, you know? Two pillows will have to do for now, and my couch will thank me.

I’m at the very end of the tour, but you might want to take a look at the other projects on the tour:

6/27 – A Bright Corner

6/27 – Salty Oat

6/28 – Trillium Design

6/28 – Allison Sews

6/29 – A Quilter’s Table

6/29 – Bonjour Quilts

6/30 – Euphoria Jessica

6/30 – Material Girl Quilts

7/1 – Samelia’s Mum

7/1 – Sassafrass Lane

7/5 – Quilt Matters

7/5 – During Quiet Time

7/6 – Sometimes Crafter

7/6 – Modern Handcraft

7/7 – Orchid Owl Quilts

7/7 – Piece and Quilt

7/8 – Sew Katie Did

7/8 – Tumbling Blocks

7/8 – Leigh Laurel Studios

Thanks Riley Blake!


Debbie July 8, 2016 at 10:13 am

Love these and your use of the stripe!

Katie July 8, 2016 at 2:31 pm

These are just gorgeous.

erin July 10, 2016 at 8:36 am

gorgeous pillows! that pile of fabric is my personal palette. 😉

credly August 27, 2016 at 3:10 pm

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