The red blocks are not like the others... a little bit too much saturated color. Seems like they are the only blocks that register as dark. Even the purple on the left isn't as dark. Taking a picture to look at the arrangement is a neat way to step back from the quilt and see things like the reds. I could make 2 different blocks to replace them, but I don't want to. What do you all think? It is now 5 by 7 blocks... Each should finish at 8" so I've got a top that is 40" x 56" - that should be an okay size for a H2H quilt, don't you think so? Do I need a border? I'm really not that good at them.
Lots of these strings are garnered from swaps with 2 of my favorite blogger buddies, Val of
Val's Quilting Studio and Terri of Quilting Nonnie . Getting something in the mail (besides bills) sure brightens my day. I should sponsor a blogland wide swap one of these days. What would you all like to share? 10 I Spy 10" squares? How about 5 - 10" strips (2.5" wide) in random colors? Something you could put in an envelope and brighten someone's day. Leave me a comment if you are interested.
All of our snow melted! No shoveling required. (I like winter, so this isn't such a great turn of events for me.) If it rains today, we will have snow again. Last night it was in the teens - but it is above 30 now (at nearly noon). We are having a very unusual sunny day. (The unusual part is that it is sunny.) How is your "Fall" treating you?
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