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Jul032017

happy flower qal week 18

Oh am I ever happy with how this one turned out. I thought it would be a challenge to copy the scrappiness of the original here so I didn't try too hard.  Finding the "Little Ruby" print for the middle and then using a single Atsuko print for the triangles, rather than 4 different prints - made my life much easier.  I originally used an aqua stripe for the top left corner, but it just looked weird.  (At least I didn't redo the entire block LOL!)

I thought the fabrics in this original vine block were a bit ... strange? I thought it looked a bit confusing and muddly. But the joke is on me because despite my attempt to have more contrast with my prints, they are kind of smooshy too.  Sigh.  But I love the prints and it's still very pretty so it's a keeper. :)

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Reader Comments (3)

cute Kristyne. Yeah, I would have been scratching and scraping for a quieter back ground too. I do like yours better though. Something about the lime green and the back ground together made me think of caterpillars or...
July 3, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterRosemary
I have not yet started this Happy Flower QAL. But I am sure enjoying all the eye candy. Almost tempted to actually begin!!
July 7, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterSharrie
Such beautiful blocks. I love Little Ruby!
July 10, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterCheryl

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