While trying to come up with a name for my newest finish, somehow scrappy pineapple fell short and fruit basket seemed over used for pineapple quilts. Yes, I like to be a little different. It’s my subtle way of being rebellious. And though I seldom rebel in a way that would truly be considered naughty. I do have a bit of a rebel streak in me. You’ll catch me most Fridays going to the gym in my slippers. I think slippers are the perfect rebel foot attire for the gym. It may be one of main reasons I love my yoga class.
So when I came across the image of the Chiquita banana lady and her fabulous hat. That I found an add for to buy. There are also tutorials on how to make your own. I think I might need one. My daughter would die. She thinks my cowboy boots are bad enough. Anyway in one of those adds it was described as a Tropicalia fruit hat. Tropicalia, isn’t that a fun word to say? Kind of rolls of the tongue. Tropicalia, tropicalia, tropicalia see what I mean.
Further research of this festive word revealed that it is a Brazilian artistic movement that started in the late 1960’s. Further evidence that it was meant for my quilt as I was born in the late 1960’s. Tropicalia art is full of bright vivid colors. I love bright vivid colors and my quilt is full of them!
So without further ado I introduce you to Tropicalia, my newest quilt finish.
Love the quilt! Fantastic name. It's perfect!
love it and have seen several lately which always makes me want to start another – but not right now!
GORGEOUS! I've made one pineapple quilt in my quilting life and it's probably the only one. LOL
It is gorgeous! One of these is on my quilting bucket list.
Beautiful finish! I love the look of pineapple quilts but have never made one.
It is soooo Tropicalia!!! LOL. Great job
Love it! And the name suits it. Thanks for showing it.
This is gorgeous!
Tropicalia is sensational and it is a perfect name. Carmen Miranda would be proud!
It's perfect….I can practically hear the samba music!
A wonderful quilt! And I love the name too!
I love a good quilt name, and this one is perfect! Now I want to samba while singing it: "Da da Tropicalia! Da da Tropicalia!"
You have brought a little warmth to a cold rainy day. Great quilt!
Sweet and perfect name! Love it!
This is gorgeous and it has the perfect name!
It's like your pineapples are dancing around-I see so much movement in the quilt-beautiful.
Oh yes, I LIKE very much Em. Of course, a pineapple has been on my list for a l-o-n-g time now. I sure enjoyed looking at yours!
What a fabulous name for a fabulous quilt.:) Great job finishing up!
Tropicalia is a perfect name for your quilt. I love bright colorful, scrappy quilts. Yes, the name rolls off the tongue.
So colorful. Thanks for sharing with Oh Scrap!
Fun name for a fun quilt!