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Last week I shared with you, the troubles of being kept in a box for a full year. This UFO got some serious attention since it's rediscovery. I pieced the triangles into half hexagons. And then laid them out according to the design plan.
But they did not amount to much. And she just wasn't doing it for me. Too clicky. Too crowded. Too symmetrical. Just too much. This layout would have been about 25" x 50".
So I thought about adding some negative space to the mix and spreading out those "asterisk like" hexagon blocks. I cut out a whole lot of plain white Kona Snow triangles and also sewed them into half hexagon shapes.
Then back to the old design wall I went.
Much better, I think I like it. This layout is approximately 40" x 50" now. But there's more.....
I mentioned the off cuts from making those asterisk triangles from the strip sets. And had thought they looked really cool in the triangle setting as seen below right. But this requires sewing them together with a Y seam. And then having to deal with more triangles.
So I laid them out in rows instead, as seen at the top of the photo below, and intend to use them as some kind of border. And then there are some pieces left from the strips sets that I want to use up.
Improv and borders aren't usually my thing.... We shall see!
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- Click on at least a few of the others who have linked up. Take a social tour of their hive and really get to know them! Before you BUZZ off.... Leave a friendly invite in your comment.... Encouraging them to make a BEE line to your blog.
- Your blog post does not have to BEE about something you worked on during the past week. Linking up an older post that you are particularly proud of, or that you thought was really funny, or inspiring, or worth revisiting is totally okay.
- In your blog post, please include a link back to my blog or grab the "Let's Bee Social!" button from above and put it on your sidebar. This way others who visit your blog that week can join in the fun! Share the news of this new linky and Let's Bee Social!
- Following the Sew Fresh Quilts blog is not required - But it sure would BEE nice!
By the way....
I been seeing lots of progress posts for the Dog Gone Cute quilt along blog hop. It's so exciting to see everyone's blocks! Don't be shy! I appreciate that everyone is eager to share their progress and it's wonderful that you are posting about the quilt along. The more the merrier!
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