While I continue to mull over ideas for my Notting Hill fabric (any awesome suggestions would be gratefully accepted!), I decided to dive into another scrap project. Does anyone besides me have a love/hate relationship with half square triangles? I love how they look and how many different layouts you can achieve with such a simple unit, but if I'm honest, I find making them to be a bit of a pain! But this morning I was looking at this cushion I made way back when....
......and began to wonder what this layout - which I sort of winged at the time - would look like in a multi-block design. So I went to the highly technical 'Paint' program (hey, I never claimed to be a quilt designer!) and came up with this:
I think it looks pretty cool! What do you think? I've started cutting 5" squares from my scraps, enough to make 144 HSTs, which will make a 2 x 2 layout (ie. huge blocks!) of the above block and should result in an approximate 50" square quilt.
And for the first time I'm going to try using a variety of neutrals for the background, rather than just choosing one. I think (but am not 100% sure) that these are, from left to right, Kona Oyster, Kona Ash, Kona Bone, Kona Iron, and Kona Natural.
That's all I have going on this week. I've also been trying to clean my house this week which cuts into the sewing time!!
Take care everyone.