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Fun with Scraps

Where to from here? I have been having fun putting this together. It started out as a block for "Block Lotto" but as it did not have enough contrast between the background and star I decided to slash the block and insert the navy strips. This was a result of looking at posts on another fabulous site "15 Minutes of Play". I really love the concept of this group using your scraps to create something different by playing and trying out things you may not necessarily try with your better fabric. I decided to include some smaller variable stars in he next round of fabric. The fun part came with using scraps to create the next strip. I am loving the citrc colours and will have to decide where to go now with this quilt. It is around 55cm (21 1/2in) square at the moment.


Gina said…
I love the 'wonky-ness' and colours of this fabulous quilt; fun!

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