All the colour comes from the quilting threads and the very dense quilting.
I used mostly Superior threads; the silver is Glitter, and one of the variegated threads is Rainbows. They're all high-sheen, and 40wt.
This is my favourite bauble; it makes me think of a minaret:
Each bauble is dimensional, due to the double trapunto method I used.
I tried to use as many different quilting filler patterns as I could, although some worked so well that I couldn't resist using them several times!
I also quilted around a couple of the baubles in silver thread:
I also added a few small clear and aqua swarovski hotfix crystals:
This link takes you to my January 2012 archive, which includes several posts showing some of the progress on this quilt.
There are full instructions in the magazine; you could make your own in whatever colour you choose; how about red and green for Christmas, hot pink, or even the whole rainbow! Hmm, how about a rainbow-shaped bauble, quilted in colours ot match? Maybe with clouds and raindrops....
At the back of the magazine is also a sneak peek at the quilt I have in the next issue, called Sheets & Spinnakers. I made it for Simon, and I think he'll be glad when it returns, so he can actually use it!