Because without Pinterest, I could not take an inspiration photo like this one...
... And turn it into the most favorite quilt I've made yet:
I'm calling mine the Color Shard Quilt, and I did not intentionally switch the placement of the color triangles, but it turns out fine.
I used many many of my old scraps for this quilt. It's a great scrap buster, and doesn't need very precise measurements. Each triangle is a different shape. It lends lots of whimsy to the overall sharpness of the quilt.
For the back of the quilt... Clearly more scrap and stash busting. I don't have a lot of true reds or purples, so I used up most of what I have here. I guess if I want to do another of these quilts I will have to buy some more RED :)
Quilted with straight lines with my walking foot. I found this wonderful batting that is 50/50 cotton poly that is so soft and light, and 100% recycled material. It's my new go-to batting and I plan to use it from here on out. Just wish I could find it in other sizes.
I washed the quilt before photographing it. In case of color bleeding, which was certainly a concern of a quilt of so many colors!
My only wish-I-had-done is that I should have made it bigger. After washing it's a large throw: 51"x 67". Barely a twin size. So I guess I'll have to make another. Sometime ;)