Some of the members of our quilt group must do a lot of brainstorming; one of them came up with this idea for our retreat. We were each given a fat quarter of this fabric. It looks like a jelly bean print and is definitely out of the box of our quilters in my opinion! Our challenge was to make something of this fabric.
Mary Ellen Hopkins said once you can take the ugliest fabric and make a beautiful quilt from it if you cut the fabric into tiny pieces. At first I thought I would make a miniature quilt with this as my focus fabric. Then I realized this was probably more work than I needed to take on at this time, so I checked out some of my favorite blogs for a good idea. I found this at Polka Dot Pineapple.
and here is my version