Monday, June 6, 2016

Fun Geometric Inspiration

I love all thing geometric.  I usually work in batik fabrics and if there's one with a geometric print it jumps off the bolt and has to come home with me.  Unless it's brown.  Brown is not my color.  I have recently found these inspirations.

The first one is a bulletin board border strip I found in a colleague's classroom.  I can see quilting circles or spirals and then coloring some of them in.  I also love the random red circle at the bottom of the border.  Doing something like that would definitely add interest.

I also really like this chevron notebook.  It would make an interesting modern quilt.  Although I'm not sure I'd want to use a silver lame.  Maybe fairy frost for the shiny parts?

This is the light fixture outside my grandmother's house.  I love the circles.  I'm not sure quite how you would imitate it in quilting, but it is an interesting texture.

The picture below is the back of one of my student's sweaters.  I really like the southwest feel of it and would totally consider making a similar pattern except that I have an aversion to half square triangles.  I suppose it could be paper pieced.  It's a thought for the future.

One of my quilting buddies brought this napkin to Quilter's Night Out at the local quilt shop the other day.  I love it!  It's totally a quilt that could be appliqued.

I hope your Monday brings you some inspiration!  It's my LAST Monday of the school year and I am overjoyed that next week I can play with my sons and do some quilting on a Monday at my leisure!


  1. Happy Monday, Suzy! You just gave me the inspiration I needed for a challenge I'm working on. If it works out, I'll send you a pic. Thanks!

  2. I'm glad I'm not the only one that sees quilt patterns everywhere I go! It's fun to see what can be used in a quilt.