The colours are a bit richer in the flesh - the photo was taken late in the afternoon and the sunlight washes the colour out a bit. A detail shot of the quilt, taken indoors, is below and shows the colour to better advantage.
Details of Construction:
Begun in March 2005, Completed in November 2005.
Pattern: Red Courthouse Steps by Kaffe Fassett from his book Passionate Patchwork (ISBN 1-56158-650-1)
Fabrics: Quilt top and backing - Collection of various 100% cottons (including a couple of Kaffe Fassett fabrics from Rowan), Wadding - Matilda's Own Wool blend, Binding - 100% cotton handmade bias binding.
Machine pieced, hand-quilted.
Congratulations, love and best wishes to S and T2 on their big day from Paisley Punchi.