My partner, Ruth @birchandbirdsong, seems to have a style pretty similar to my own and I was inspired by her Pinterest board to go with rainbows and low volume and by one of the blocks in my Tula City Sampler cushion for the block. I raided my scraps basket and pulled out some low volume squares and some colourful slivers. Its not entirely a scrappy project as I had to cut some low volume squares as well.
Low volume and a rainbow can only be improved one way in my book: nice dense quilting - it's quite hard to see in these photos but I've added matchstick quilting parallel to the coloured strip but not in the coloured strip:
And to finish it off a Cotton and Steel low volume binding and the funkiest backing fabric (Paint Chips from Windham). I think this may just be my perfect project. And Ruth seems to agree!
I have to confess that the extras I sent weren't quite what I had planned on - but I did manage to include some Cadbury's Cream Eggs! Before we moved I started making myself the same quilt as a cushion - I've pieced (but not pressed) the individual squares...and I have enough of the paint chips fabric to back it!
And of course I got a wonderful parcel too from Gillian @busybeestitching - this quilt is all of my favourite things - gorgeous!
And look at the binding!
And she was so generous with the extras!
This was a great swap - now I need to make a start on the other