This is my first month in the Care Circle of Do.Good Stitches and I am overly excited. I have been watching these beautiful blocks on flickr for months now waiting for my turn and it's finally come! We have a fantastic group of ladies, so I look forward to giggling with them and learning as we go.
This month we were to make two starflower blocks from a tutorial by Modify Tradition using a white background with red and aqua petals. Humm...red is abundant in my stash so no problem there. But aqua? A little more difficult for me.
I went for a red solid here as the aqua print (which HAD to be used due to my limitations) was a bit busy. I like this block a whole lot.
This tutorial really looks best with non-directional prints, but the combination of aqua and non-directional was just too much to ask of my little stash. So I really REALLY tried to get my HSTs oriented appropriately so all of my aqua drops were spinning in the same direction....worked for two petals, but not the other two! Argh. Still, much to my surprise, it doesn't bother me much in this block. I think the little white dots dazzle me to distraction :)
Well, Care Circle ladies, I hope they're up to your standard and I can't wait to see the pieced top. It's going to be spectacular.
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