I have decided that patriotic can also be manly so I came up with this quilt:
Alex and Kimora do not understand why they can't sleep on it!It is supposed to look like a rail fence pattern like this:
Mine does not have the traditional stair step pattern because the Jelly Roll I used of pre-cut 2 and 1/2" strips of fabrics had lots of blue and white but very few red strips.
Lesson learned - do not assume a nice even distirbution of colors or values just because you bought a jelly roll of fabric strips from one whole line of fabric.
The line of fabric represented here is the Hamptons from Moda Fabrics.
After I quilted it I thought it needed a little more security so I added the red buttons.
Lots of red buttons, few red fabric strips.
Other decorating will be some of those red, white and blue fabric swags, some similar flowers and, maybe, a couple of suprises.
Sorry that I haven't been keeping up this blog recently.
I'll try better.
Happy Cinco De Mayo!