Side One Complete

March 10, 2015 § 8 Comments

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Well… that took a little bit longer than I had anticipated. The first side section of my Random Sampler is now done.  Whew!  I decided to stick with the loosely imagined garden theme that was going on.  I had originally made three Basket blocks and one Wagon Wheel block.  So I made another Wagon Wheel and another Greek Cross block.  (The first Greek Cross block is going to live in another section of the quilt.) Then I filled in with some square-in-a-square blocks from my Merry Merry Snowman quilt that were discarded when I decided to change color themes.  I also made some Butterfly blocks from Lori Holt’s book Quilty Fun and a Pinwheel block that I drafted in Electric Quilt.  And finally, I found some leftover Half-Square Triangle blocks that are so old that I don’t even remember where they came from.  Maybe they were trimmed off of something?? Who knows.  But they worked nicely to fill in that space next to the Greek Cross block.

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I’m thinking that finishing this thing may take a little longer than I had originally anticipated. But aside from that, I am happy with this minor finish.

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Next week I’m moving on to side two. Which seems to be the sparsest side of the quilt. And it feels like it might taking on a textile theme. Or maybe a hobby theme? So who knows what I will come up with.

How are your Random Samplers shaping up this week?

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