So it turns out that my fairy godmother (aka my husband) read my blog, and I am now the happy owner of this bundle of ruby reds:
Isn't it (and he) lovely? And it wasn't even supposed to be a hint! I already have a plan and am doing some prototyping before I go anywhere near these beautiful fabrics with my rotary cutter.
On the cutting mat this week are the fabrics from a Tradewinds layer cake which are waiting to be made into a quilt/wrap for Sprog 2.
I've been making HSTs and trying out this method for the first time:
I found the fabric moved together while I was sewing it, and I think this will necessitate a bit of squaring up, but it's certainly a very rapid way to make HSTs.
Pinwheels had been my plan, but I'm veering towards a random placing now. I'm also not sure how well the bamboo lattice works with the rest in this project - do you think they'll stand out too much from a tonal point of view? - and wondering if I should unpick these triangles. Such a horrible job!
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