Week 49? Just three weeks left in the year. That doesn't seem right, but the calendar doesn't lie. Other than starting on Bonnie Hunter's Grand Illusion mystery, time in the sewing room has been directed at finishing up the blocks for three Rainbow Scrap Challenge projects. Since 2015 is right around the corner, I've been giving some thought to next year's Rainbow Scrap Challenge project. One possibility is to make a whole quilt of the Twinkle Star block. Angela included that block in the Rainbow Scrap Challenge Sampler and I really liked it. After playing around with EQ, a couple of layouts have come to mind. Here's one.
Half square triangles were added to the star blocks to set up a secondary pattern. The other version has no HSTs and no sashing. I didn't get it all colored in so I'm not showing that version. The block would finish at 6", so I'm thinking of either a 8 x 9 with sashing or a 9 x 10 without sashing. So I'd need between 72 and 90 blocks. I'd like a few two colored blocks, so a few blocks each month may be that month's color plus last month's color. Or maybe I'll find some formula to pick the accent colors from the color wheel. At any rate the final quilt will probably look vastly different, but I'm pretty sure the Twinkle Star block is going to be my 2015 Rainbow Scrap Challenge project.
Obviously, I've been playing on the computer rather than stitching. Even so I do have a bit going out this week.
Used last week: 0.51 yards
Used in December: 0.30 yards
Used year to date: 32.72
My numbers don't include the fabric that's been used for the Grand Illusion mystery. I'll count that once the pieces get made into blocks. So hopefully, I'll see a big surge in the out numbers before the end of the year.
Linking up with Patchwork Times for the weekly stash report once she has it posted.