I love them. Low volume fabrics, the more the better: creams, whites, grays, peaches, doesn't matter. They're the fabrics that are the contrast to your medium and dark fabrics. It's the contrast in your blocks that do the work to pull your eyes across a geometric design. I use them so much I'm always shopping for more to replenish my stash. Here's a sample of a recent haul, both whites and grays.
I tend to use LVF's in a couple of different ways. Option #1, and the favorite of my scrappy-loving heart: use a lot and mix them all together. Like this...
|"The Perfect Setting", featured in American Patchwork & Quilting, December 2015. Image courtesy of AP&Q.|
|Close up on the LVF 60 degree triangles.|
|Here's one block out of my project "Cavanaugh Crossroads".|
|Here are 9 blocks all together in Cavanaugh Crossroads. Each block uses a different LVF. (I'm sure some of you may be stressing because I mixed true whites and creams together in this project, but I'm not! Do what you love!)|
|"The Big Spin" from Stash Lab.|
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Happy LVF stash quilting,