Saturday, June 4, 2016

Ahhhhh, the Ocean!

I jumped right into the cool, refreshing color of June and got the pieces cut for 80 aqua blocks. Actually, they're not all aqua - I also included some turquoise shades too. Really, anything that I thought didn't quite fit into the box of blue fabrics.

These blocks will become 2" finished bow ties for my (first) Rainbow Scrap Challenge 2016 quilt.


I love these colors and am really excited to get the little blocks all sewn up!

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  1. what a delightful pile of aquas! welcome, and have fun!

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    1. Thanks Jennifer - this is truly a kind and welcoming group of quilters!

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  2. Looking forward to seeing your Beachy Bow Ties!!!

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  3. Lovely fabric. Enjoy the ocean "view" while you sew lol. ;^)

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    1. Haha! I love this comment - ocean view! *sigh*

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  4. Those look like perfect fabrics for June!

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    1. Thank you so much! Isn't this a wonderful time of year?

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  5. Beautiful fabrics. Looking forward to seeing the wee ocean coloured bow ties.

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    1. I'm a sucker for tiny blocks! Thanks for commenting!

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  6. Love the bow tie block. I am working on a 3D block and in different sizes..
    http://jobutterfield.blogspot.com.au/2015/06/retreat-time-with-kilmore-quilters.html

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    1. Oh my goodness, Jo! Those bow ties are so cute!

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  7. 80 aqua blocks? Wow !!! You will get beautiful tiny bow ties.

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    1. Thank you Ivani! They're super fast to make!

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  8. Those are such yummy blocks. I want to just dive right into them too. Have a fun month of June!

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    1. Thanks Paula! What a perfect month for this color!

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  9. This is a first for me this year in RSC, and it is fun isn't it? Such a wonderful group of quilters I'm finding too, some new to me some I already know. I'm so glad June is these colours. :-)

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    1. Yay - nice to meet another first timer! This is a fantastic group of quilters. They're so encouraging. :)

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  10. The whole bowtie block will finish at 2 inches! WHOA. That project is going to last you a good long time. it is beautiful.

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    1. Yes - 2" and they're so cute! I'll make about 800 over the course of the Rainbow Scrap Challenge, but I won't quite need that many. It's just easier to make 80 a month than tracking some odd number. Thanks for commenting!

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