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Sunday, September 11, 2016

Weekly update: RSC and a new project

The red block in the upper left is the "claret" block for September's Rainbow Scrap Challenge. I love the way this year's blocks look together!  These are 12.5" unf.  and each print is used just once. I will make the one-block-per-month and eight extras for a 20-block quilt (4 x 5 setting).  I may change my mind . . .

I got the t-shirts cut out for my September OMG. I shopped for sashing/border fabric at the quilt show. I found a FQ of a gray/white/yellow/black print that would be just right but all the vendor had was that FQ. The one I bought had the designer info on the selvedge and I ordered more at Fabrics.com.

Here's the project on my design wall this evening.  I make a quilt that's raffled at the AAUW holiday luncheon.  Previous versions have been red/green/white. This year it's winter night-themed. The star centers are actually a subtle snowflake-and-light blue on white. I got the idea from a project in the Keepsake Catalog. (Their kit has batiks. I'm using a variety of non-batik dark blues.)  The large stars are 8" and the small stars are 4". The finished quilt will be 62" x 62."

I'm linking up with other quilters here:
Rainbow Scrap Challenge
Oh Scrap
Main Crush Monday
 Design Wall Monday
 Monday Making


11 comments:

  1. I was a bit disappointed with my choice for RSC blocks this year. But I sure love yours! They are going to make a wonderful quilt. Thanks for sharing with Oh Scrap!

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  2. Your RSC blocks are looking great. Will you repeat some colors or add more for the extra blocks?

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    1. I think I will concentrate on having 24 different fabrics in each block but I won't worry about duplicating fabrics from block to block.

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  3. Oh they both looke SO great!! I love that star quilt - its going to be amazing

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  4. Your RSC blocks are wonderful. It's a great block for a scrappy quilt. How cool that each fabric is only used once!

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  5. I really like your rainbow block. And the red one, wonderful. I image this block is a bit more time consuming because of all the single fabric pieces. Your nighttime stars is coming along well. I particularly like the dark blue with the light stars printed on the fabric -- it gives extra interest and a bit of depth to the quilt. AAUW should have no problem making money on this quilt!

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  6. That block really showcases the colours for each month.

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  7. Your rainbow blocks are looking better every month. I'm sure the finished 20 blocks can easily be done in what I call a quilter's rainbow with all the in between colors like lime and aqua, pink, etc. The winter night quilt is looking gorgeous already, so dark and shiny at once. Do show us a closeup, please, when you have a chance.

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  8. I love your light on dark star blocks. I like that you have more than one size of star on that too.

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  9. Both of your quilts are very pretty. I like the cream colored background in each one.

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