Ask and you'll get an opinion
I jumped into the March Rainbow Scrap Challenge (RSC16) color at the last minute.
My 25 little 4" 16-patch blocks needed something to make them big enough for anything more than a doll quilt -- which wouldn't have been so bad, now that I think about it ...
After I framed them with the accent color, yellow, I went to the blogosphere for suggestions of what to do next.
Ramona at Doodlebugs and Rosebuds suggested a dark sashing, but by that point I had settled on a medium purple close to the purple in the yellow frames and with a little vine in the stripe that mimicked the vine in the frame. At least it is darker than the yellow ...
Jan at Colorful Fabriholic thought a touch of olive might be interesting (she has such a way with color!). Well, I found a yellow for the cobblestones -- thanks, Gayle, for suggesting light -- which is sprinkled with squares in various shades of purple AND a yellow-green.
|Rough Layout of Friendship Star Sashing|
Gayle at mangofeet voted for an on-point setting. Great idea! Did you know that a block set on point is half again as big as a block set straight?
Thanks, everyone for all your suggestions!
Now on to ORANGE. I've had a love affair with orange fabric ever since I began quilting (thought I hated it before) so I should have absolutely NO problem finding scraps.
Told ya! Look what I found in my purple box.
I've got 10 of these little gems. An interesting idea is rattling the brain cells this morning. Stay tuned.
Linking up with Angela at soscrappy.