Paige's Passion fabric collection designed by Lila Tueller for Riley Blake Designs

Paige’s Passion by Lila Tueller

Paige's Passion fabric collection designed by Lila Tueller for Riley Blake Designs

When I got my hands on some pieces of Lila Tueller’s latest fabric collection, Paige’s Passion, I immediately thought of tropical summer days, a tall glass of lemonade, and brightly painted beach houses. Okay, maybe it’s because I live by the beach, so that is where my mind runs to, but, wow, these prints really do have a lovely coastal vibe.

Paige's Passion fabric collection designed by Lila Tueller for Riley Blake Designs

I decided to make a couple Classic Dakota Star blocks, found in the book, VINTAGE QUILT REVIVAL. I think this block really helps Lila’s bold designs pop!

Paige's Passion fabric collection designed by Lila Tueller for Riley Blake Designs

On one block, I used TREETOP green to balance out the lighter prints. I love how they all work together!

Paige's Passion fabric collection designed by Lila Tueller for Riley Blake Designs

For the second block, I used bolder prints in the center, with a low volume (or lighter print) for the outside triangles.

These blocks are paper pieced, and this was my very first attempt at paper piecing. It really was a cinch to learn. If you are new to paper piecing, I suggest printing up a very simple, free pattern (there are endless offerings online) and then take the time to watch a few video tutorials.

Paige's Passion fabric collection designed by Lila Tueller for Riley Blake Designs

Bow Tie Quilt: Paige's Passion fabric designed by Lila Tueller for Riley Blake Designs

I spotted this gorgeous Bow Tie Quilt made with Paige’s Passion over at 3 IN THE NEST.

Bow Tie Quilt: Paige's Passion fabric designed by Lila Tueller for Riley Blake Designs

I love how the vibrant colors are highlighted against the clean white backdrop. Stop by 3 IN THE NEST for the details on this lovely quilt.

You can view Lila Tueller’s complete PAIGE’S PASSION fabric collection, available in both Cotton and Laminate, HERE.

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