Waiting for further instructions

Waiting for further instructions

When I started the Technicolor Galaxy I was already behind a few months, but I had set my own (slow) pace and was in no hurry to catch up with others. Little did I know that this Block of the Month was going to be so addictive. Maybe it had to do with the bright colors and the subdued background beiges which I never in a million years would have chosen, but which combined together were the perfect match. Using so many different fabrics was cool and the variety of blocks and new techniques pushed me to carry on.

I can share with you some recent pictures. The half moons have been quilted.

All half moons

The center borders were a piece of cake, just easy strips.

BOM strip1

They were done in no time, but wait, there’s more. They were the perfect blocks to practice my Free Motion Quilting and have some fun. See how I am getting more daring?

BOM strip2

BOM strip4

BOM strip3

The corner blocks were AMAZING! This was my first ever try at improv piecing and although most pieces are squares or rectangles it was still fun to combine them into corner shapes. I also loved the way we were told to make the stars; it hadn’t occurred to me to use a technique like that. You’ve got to love the wonky stars.

BOM Corner verde 1

BOM Corner violeta 1

Here’s an example of a corner unit all swirly quilted:

BOM Corner verde quilted

And yes, I’m done. Yes, you read that right, D-O-N-E, pretty much done. All blocks are finished and quilted. So what’s left? Glad you asked, I am eagerly waiting on instructions on how to join all blocks. As soon as the lesson is posted I am going to attack that quilt. Just you wait!