I know some of us are still working on our October challenge, and it is still early in October, but I thought I would throw this out for anyone who wants another challenge.
This will make more sense if you read it through before you do the first step.
Click on Palette Search
Choose a palette from one of the first category groups. Try and find a palette you don't often work with, but you still like.
This is one example of thousands.
When you have selected a palette, post it here so we can all ooh and aah.
This may become addictive. Allow enough time for this step.
Select fabrics in solids, plaids, and/or reads as solids.
Familiarize yourself, if you are not already familiar, with the styles of the Gees Bend Quilters and with Jean Wells in this book:
Her website is
Examples of Gees Bend Style Quilts:
Start building your quilt. Decisions on size are up to you and your fabric and your process. Please post photos along the way and write about your process from picking a palette and fabric to design choices. That is part of this challenge.
Have a creative time with this challenge. I am looking forward to what all of you create and reading about your process.