Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Wonderful World of Color Blog Hop, My Day


Welcome to my day of the Wonderful World of Color Blog Hop hosted by the fabulous Joan @Moosestash Quilting.   There have been some great projects the past few days, my mind is swirling with colors!  Thanks Joan for another wonderful blog hop, this has been so much fun!

When my youngest daughter was 3-5 she loved rainbows, and she would wear every color of the rainbow, all at once.  I looked but have no pictures of this, it was 38+ years ago.  She did this until she got shamed at school in kindergarten and so then everything she wore had to be perfectly matched.  But for a time she was the rainbow girl.  

In my project, I used the tumbler die from my Accuquilt and made a quilt with every color.  I found some rainbow colored fabric on the free table at quilt guild for the border, and a colorful back.  

I showed it to Kristen, my other daughter, and she told me "That looks just like Katie"!  This quilt will be one of my Hands2Help comfort quilts.  

The entire schedule is below, so you can visit all these fantastic bloggers, if you haven't had a chance to yet already.  

Monday April 18

Creatin' in the Sticks

Ms P Designs USA

Samelia’s Mum

Kathleen McMusing

That Fabric Feeling


 Tuesday April 19

Just Let Me Quilt


Songbird Designs

Elizabeth Coughlin Designs

Purring Cottage 

Stitchin at Home


Wednesday April 20

Patchouli Moon Studio

Quilting Gail

Quilt Schmilt

Words & Stitches

Quilted Delights

Lynn's Blog

Homespun Hannah's Blog

 Thursday April 21

Just Sew Quilter

Days Filled With Joy

Selina Quilts

Karrin's Crazy World

The Darling Dogwood

Beckys Adventures in Quilting and Travel

 Friday April 22

Kathys Kwilts and More

Pieceful Thoughts

Karen's Korner


Crafts and Math


Thanks for stopping by!  


Stitchin At Home said...

Pretty quilt filled with colour!

Karen - Quilts...etc. said...

colorful and scrappy is the best!

lynn said...

Good morning Karrin. I've never made a tumbler block quilt, but I like what you have done with the block. I loved your comment about a rainbow girl, as we have one in our family, and she continues to be a rainbow into her late 20's. Now she has a little one who appears to be moving in the same direction. I have always believed that it is the left brain influencing these things. I don't have a cutting machine, but it might be fun to try a tumbler block, maybe in a placemat so i don't get into the middle of something I can't get out of. Thanks for your post

Daryl @ Patchouli Moon Studio said...

That is a great looking colorful scrappy quilt!

Sharon said...

Thanks for sharing! I love the rainbow colors, because then I don't have to choose a favorite color.

Inflorescencedesigns said...

Both of my daughters have told me at one point that their favorite color was the rainbow. I for the longest time said the same thing. My youngest who is 3 still says the rainbow and my eldest loves green. I love yellow but if there is a rainbow option for something, I still go for all the colors. Your quilt is beautiful. I love tumbler quilts. I love how the tumblers can feature the fabric pattern but also create a nice design. Thanks for sharing.

LIttle Penguin Quilts said...

I love rainbow quilts, and yours is a fun design, Karrin! It's a happy one and will bring lots of comfort to its recipient, too. Cute story about your daughter!

Carol said...

What a great project! I love all the colors, the border, and the backing! How sad that your daughter was shamed into wearing matching clothing when she was little. We need people to be creative and original. I can imagine her in her rainbow clothing. (I have young granddaughters and have seen some pretty creative combinations too. LOL) Thanks for sharing!

Calicojoan said...

I love your tumbler quilt and you couldn't have found a more perfect backing either. Now about your header photo. Oh my goodness, that is the sweetest thing I have ever seen. It just melted my heart this morning.

Elizabeth Coughlin said...

Your tumbler quilt is beautiful, colorful and cheerful!

Danette said...

A very colorful quilt indeed!

Carla said...

Love that quilt and the memory that goes with it. I hate that a rainbow girl in Kindergarten was peer shamed, but kids can be so mean. Too bad we can't all be rainbow girls.

time4stitchn said...

How wonderful to have a daughter who expressed herself in her own way. Love your tumbler quilt! How lucky are you to have a cutting system. I made one once, but the shapes were precut. So easy to put together and they make such a great quilt. Great job having a rainbow quilt.

Carol S. said...

I love this tumbler quilt and all the rainbow colors...beautiful! How sweet that your daughter loved rainbows so much she had to wear them. Kids can be so mean with their words, with no regard for how it affects someone. My daughter loved her pink jeans in kindergarten until some said, "pink, pink, you stink" to her. She never wore them again. I like what Carla said..."too bad we can't all be rainbow girls."

LJ said...

Your colorful quilt is just the ticket. The border and the backing are perfect. Thanks for sharing your 'Rainbow Girl' with us.

Rebecca Smith said...

Love the way the quilt brought back happy memories of hour daughter.

Danice G said...

Your quilt and the backing is truly pretty. Tumblers are a great pattern to wok with. So versatile. said...

What a great quilt. Isn't it sad that someone had to dim her love of color in Kindergarten? But it is a great memory and I think it is sweet that her sister saw the quilt and instantly thought of her.

piecefulwendy said...

A pretty quilt with so much color! How nice that you will be donating it to H2H!

The Joyful Quilter said...

Nice score on that rainbow stripe fabric and such a lovely donation quilt!!

MrsV said...

A great (and colourful) use of scraps. And that free fabric was perfect for this hop!

Quilting Gail said...

Your tumbler quilt is great! Love ALL the colours you used!

tink's mom said...

I love your so very colorful quilt, I think tumblers are my favorite block and I have all 3 sizes of the accuquilt dies. So sad what kids can do to each other. H2H will love receiving this bright and cheery quilt.

beaquilter said...

cute quilt!

Jocelyn is Canadian Needle Nana said...

Lovely hearing about Katie! What a great quilt you made here...perfectly rainbow...ish and how fortunate to find the perfect fabric at the guild. I've been tempted to order the tumbler die as I do like the look of them. A friend is making a quilt out of tiny ones...she'll need almost 800 hand sewn to complete her project...all in reds. It is so cute and turning out nicely. I'm so tempted!

Carol Andrews said...

Karrin I love your very colourful quilt. Thank you for sharing.

linda said...

What a beautiful colourful quilt it's so uplifting. Thank you for your visit today and well done on resisting temptation and eating fruit instead. I have one more bit of chocolate left once that's gone not another piece will pass my lips haha, have a great week.

Birthe Marie said...

Beautiful tumbler quilt! Great use of scraps.

Ivani said...

Oh Karrin, I Love this happy and colorfull quilt. Scrap quilts are the best. Who would not Love to receive this one? Congrats on a great finish.

Kathleen said...

Wonderful quilt for the hop and H2H! I have been a bit out of commission, apologies for commenting late on this.