Friday, April 12, 2019

True colors

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The color that was chosen for this month's Rainbow Scrap Challenge was AQUA, and it seems that I am not the only participant who has had  a bit of trouble distinguishing between the colors of Aqua, Turquoise and/or Teal.  Or how about Cyan? Lets just go with bluish green and call it a month.  😊

Here are the Birds in the Air blocks I created  for this month:

And here is the crumb block that goes with it:


I get a lot of enjoyment out of choosing the fabrics for each month.  So much so, that I may have accidentally gone ahead and prepared the fabrics for some of the future months.  In fact, I may have also accidentally  decided to prepare both purple and red violet blocks even though there is only one month coming up designated as "purple". 😏

For now, here are the blocks I have completed so far:

It's starting to look like a rainbow!

My second project for the RSC is to applique my hexie blocks to a white background square.  I only had one aqua hexie, so I used this month to catch up on the red ones that would have been done back in February:



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9 comments:

  1. Pretty blocks, whatever the name of the color is ;) Good to be prepared too!

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  2. Well done; cutting ahead is the way to stay on top! I love the pretty fabric in your aqua blocks.

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  3. Those are so pretty, all laid out together! I really like that block!

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  4. I love that you are prepared! I understand completely. I always try to think ahead. I'm never correct, but eventually we will get to purple, or red violet or pink!

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  5. Lovely, lovely blocks! Usually the color of the month encompasses the range; so aqua includes teal, green-blue, blue-green, etc. and purple will include the red-purples and blue-purples. It’s done that way so we can hit all the colors every year, leaving a month or two at the end for assembly, quilting and holidays. So pull out all your variations and stitch away! :-)

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  6. I love the teal or whatever color it is! So nice to use those scraps!!

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  7. Ooh, la la! Such beautiful fabrics.

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  8. Oh, prepping ahead is always good! (I've got several Sand Castle blocks cut out, just ready and waiting for their color to come up in the RSC.)
    Your Birds are beautiful!

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