Improv with Intent

by Nicole

The Modern Quilt Guild has challenged members to make charity quilts for QuiltCon 2016 with the theme of “Improv with Intent.” For details on the challenge, check out the Member Charity Challenge page.

All quilts will have the same color palette, but members are free to use which ever colors they would like in their blocks.

Charity quilt fabrics

I chose to use the neutral colors: grey, cream, white, and black.

I didn’t use a ruler when cutting the pieces so there is a subtle curve in some of the piecing.

Charity quilt block

One of the guidelines that our guild is following is to include a triangle somewhere in the block. I made mine a tiny red triangle for contrast.

I have plenty of fabric left over so I may just make another block or two, if time permits.

If you’re looking for improv inspiration, check out this Pinterest board.

Happy stitching!

Linking to W.i.P. Wednesday!

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Ellyn November 5, 2015 - 3:25 am

awesome block! I'm starting to really enjoy the improv thing….

Kat November 5, 2015 - 3:27 am

Love the colors and the lines in this!

Melanie November 5, 2015 - 9:21 am

I love your block. So calm and modern with the right amount of fun accent.
PS: Your other posts look lovely, too. So I 'll start following you 🙂

Jayne November 5, 2015 - 3:48 pm

Perfect! I love this idea!

Sophie Zaugg November 5, 2015 - 6:39 pm

Really nice block ! And I love this red triangle …

DianeLoves2Quilt November 6, 2015 - 1:43 am

Interesting that you chose neutral tones. A little birdie just told me you had a thing for ORANGE! I do love your color balance and blends with the neutrals though. Those unexpected dashes of black and red are cool!

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