Isotaupe Designed and made by Wendy Hill
Wendy chose a simple, fun-to-make block to show off hundreds of fabrics from her extensive taupe collection. "This quilt appears more complex than it really is," Wendy says. "The overall look is jazzed up with random value placement. Some blocks use two high-contrast fabrics and other blocks use two low-contrast fabrics. Sometimes the strip is lighter than the background, sometimes not." Wendy also explains that she avoided using extreme darks or lights to give the quilt a blended look.
To learn more about working with taupe fabrics, see "Taupe: More Than Just Brown" in the July/August 2007 (#394) issue of Quilter's Newsletter Magazine.