One of the downfalls to sewing blocks as a leader/ender project is that it is REALLY easy to get a little carried away. Which is what happened on some 9 patches recently.
I recently finished this fun 9 patch quilt and sent it off to a charity. My initial plan was to create an outside border in more 9 patches so I decided to sew a few up to see how it looked.
Well, a few quickly turned into many. And I decided I liked the quilt best without borders.
What to do? Why sew up another quilt!
This one I did in all warm colors.
And yes, that includes some brown blocks in there. I admit I have never used brown in my brightly colored quilts but with a gentle nudge from Angela over at So Scrappy, I tried it and discovered it works great. I am all for getting some of those brown scraps out of the tub and into a quilt!
I was able to use up more really old fabric on the back. I am finally making a dent in my black and white fabrics so my choices are getting to be smaller and smaller cuts.
Thankfully, I paid more attention to the number of blocks I was making so this one will be the last in this pattern. This is the block I made as my Rainbow Scrap Challenge for 2016. I just picked a new block for 2016 - and I started out with the color brown!
I can learn new things!
I am happy to say finishing this quilt is my October goal for A Lovely Year of Finishes with Sew BitterSweet Designs. It feels wonderful to get some of these WIPS done!
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