Welcome to week one of the Alma Quit QAL! This week is my favorite part…picking out fabric!
I have a slight obsession with fabric. I think most sewists and quilters can relate. I love picking out fabric for a new project. And the Alma quilt is no different.
The first Alma quilt I made was with ombre pinks. This is perfect for Valentine’s Day. Or if you are like us, we have pink out all year round. I have 5 daughters which explains all the pink!
I used Riley Blake Designs Confetti Cottons for this quilt. The pinks I used are as follows:
I used Riley Blake Designs Confetti Cottons for both rainbow versions. For my traditional rainbow, I used:
I also wanted to make a more modern/muted rainbow. I used Confetti Cottons again. The colors I used are:
And I am making another Alma Quilt for the quilt along! I chose some greenish/mint colors so I can leave it out all the way through March! I am using Confetti Cottons by Riley Blake Designs for this one too! (If you want to see how I made these fabric swatches, you can check out this blog post here.) The colors I am using are: Jade, Alpine, Leaf, Sweet Mint and Hint of Mint.