This is not a set of fabric I would have ever intentionally pulled from my cupboard, but circumstance and chance lead to this assemblage, and I'm incredibly fond of it. So fond, in fact, that I've kept these pieces stacked together and have refused to break them up or pull any pieces for another project. It's that random feel, plus that unlikely olive on top, that really gets me.
I thought I didn't like bear paw quilts but have discovered that I rather do! I even have an entire Pinterest board of inspiring bear paw quilts: