Category Archives: White Out

White Quilting 17, 18

The opposite of White Out, this is much nicer than looking at quilt designs during a power blackout! (The best place I have ever been in during a power blackout was a chocolate factory! There was just enough light from … Continue reading

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A Whiter Shade of Pale 29, 30

Love the idea of a very low contrast quilt like these, but I don’t think I want to live with one. At least that saves me the task of picking out one design to make!

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A Whiter Shade on Gold Quilted 17, 18

The hardest part of making a quilt with applique designs ‘whited out’ would be choosing the background colour, then finding a collection of fabrics for the very low contrast in the appliques. My favourite of these two is the second!

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A Whiter Shade of Pale 27, 28

A very restful design … which is my excuse for not using the background fabric in the corners … I must have had my eyes closed! Still blank corners, and I quilted over the cat!

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A Whiter Shade on Antique Gold 21, 22

Love the one above … all neat and tidy, with room for the quilting to shine. Quilting would be in thread to match the applique. I placed the appliques facing the opposite direction to what I would normally do … … Continue reading

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A Whiter Shade on Antique Gold 19, 20

I love it! Another day of indecision … can’t pick a favourite!

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A Whiter Shade of Pale 25, 26

Not quite a wholecloth quilt, and I love the idea of using very low contrast fabrics for a subtle effect. I haven’t chosen a design to make, but I have started to collect pale, faded fabrics. This could be a … Continue reading

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A Whiter Shade on Antique Gold 18, 19, 20

Love this idea of subtle colourings, and finding just the right fabrics might mean spending way too much time in a quilt shop. I think it would be time well spent! But then, any time spent in a quilt shop … Continue reading

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A Whiter Shade of Pale 22, 23, 24

I love all three of these designs … low contrast is restful, which is what we need in a bedroom. The cat agrees. I love using plain squares in designs, which gives our eyes a place to rest, as well … Continue reading

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A Whiter Shade of Pale 21

Getting the contrast right in any quilt is harder than choosing colours … low contrast would be harder, but I love this design.

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