They were cut in the hopes of reducing my ever growing stash, with the plan to join the Sparkle Punch quiltalong by Oh Fransson! In starting this, I didn't do any planning and just assumed that the large piece of background fabric I had (actually two pieces) would be plenty, and started stitching away. This is what I ended up with at the end of cutting:
Then I realized I was short 13 squares--after cutting this up. (I was making mine a tad bigger than the directions.) I had trimmed pieces leftover from each strip--not the correct size, but just big enough to "tweak" and make them work if I crossed my fingers while sewing them. And so the pieces are now this:
(Please forgive the moving quilt--it was breezy, but I had to take the photo in between the rain episodes). Here's an indoor shot so you can see the fabrics a bit better. (Any name suggestions would be appreciated.)
and a close up of my favorite blocks:
I've a few other things I've been working on to show you, but this will have to do for now, as I'm off to pick up some new medication for a very special old furry friend of mine who hasn't been herself lately--hope it helps!
And be sure to hop over to Stitched in Color and enjoy all the gorgeous scrap quilts in the Festival of Scrapiness!