I am participating in the Softly Against Black mosaic contest on the Stitched in Color blog and hosted by Fresh Modern Fabric! I had so much fun picking a limited color palette, focused on black, grey, and pastels. After working on such a colorful project (the picnic blanket I just finished), I have been craving some more subdued, neutrals-based projects! I wanted pops of color that basically read as solids, but with a bit of texture to them.

I spent a long time going through all the fabrics in the Fresh Modern Fabric shop, and wishing I had unlimited dollars. Here’s what I narrowed my palette down to:

I especially am craving that black/gray woodgrain print in the bottom left. I WANT IT!

Go over to Stitched in Color and check out the mosaic contest! It’s fun!