I experimented with using small scale, tone on tone prints, instead of all solids. I like the texture the grass print adds to the quilt. And look at the cute little star on the police car!
Busy City patterns pop up in more and more shops. You can now find it at and i don't do dishes on etsy and coming soon to Marmalade and Shop Cucire. It is still available at Pink Chalk, Hyggeligt and our local stores Bernina on Metcalf and Sarah's in Lawrence. Feel free to ask for Empty Bobbin patterns at your local quilt shop, if they don't already carry them.
Update: Busy City is now available as a digital download. Purchase the PDF from Empty Bobbin here.