While I was at Shanna's for a quilting day, I got her approval for the fabric selection. She wanted grey, white, brown, navy, mustard, and lemon. I don't buy solids so she gets to have a light grey backgrounds!
I apparently do not have mustard yellow in my stash at all. My LQS helped me find this grand houndstooth and they were also having a sale. Yay! There is also some Joel Dewberry, Amy Butler, Sweetwater . . . They are looking good together. I have no clue where the pots are from, I've had them for awhile (over 5 years).
|Block #1 -- Cupcake|
My first 3 blocks were called "cupcake" from a book about pieced borders. There were no instructions so I am surprised I did 3 of these.
|Freshly Pieced original block|
|Has pinwheel center|
Plus, to make the strip not look so generic, I pieced 2 more blocks titled, "Mosaic" from Freshly Pieced blog. I changed the yellow and it went well with the other blocks. I arranged one a little different to create a pinwheel in the center.
Put all five of the 12.5" blocks together with the other 2 strips, and its looking like this (mine is the bottom row):