|first finished 10-inch block--only 47 to go|
I've assembled a random assortment of bold fabrics. There may be some from the same lines, but that's more accidental than planned. I chose assorted strips of pinks, limes, oranges, and purples. A lot of Westminster fabrics, some Windhams, a touch of Free Spirit, a few no-names, and one Thimbleberries, just to be contrary.
When finished, this quilt will not be for the traditional quilt lover or the faint of heart in regards to bold colors. It'll be a blast of color and jumbled fabric patterns.
|strips ready to become strip sets|
|strip-set chunks ready to go into blocks|
The background is a Moda "Basic Grey" fabric. It's not obvious, but there are swipes of green here and there. I see there are 3 pairs of identical squares in my first block. Too bad. It won't be noticeable when the top is done.
In answer to several questions, my husband is still in the hospital. Today is day #9 of his hospital stay, with initial surgery on day 1, second-look repair surgery on day 2. He has two days of progress, then one day of setback.
He'll be home soon, and I've set my quilting pace to "heavy foot" and sewing as quickly as I can. He won't appreciate the roar of a sewing machine when he gets home, so my machine and I are roaring together till he's home.
I am Woman! Hear me Roar! (Remember that song, all you other baby boomers?) Sorry -- I think I'm punchy. Too much sewing, too little sleep.