Monday, June 10, 2013

A String Finish

My 1st UFO Finish of June is done as I've turned this partial set of Autumn String Blocks
into a complete set of 48 9.5" unfinished blocks for Heartstrings Quilt Project. I made the 1st 20 blocks in 2009 for a group project using green middle strings instead of the usual blue or red.
 I found enough of the the teal polka dot in my stash to make 28 more blocks. I had to use my flash to take these pictures as our sunshine has been fleeting lately and I wanted to show off the pretty fabrics.
I really like the rich range of colors in this set...
 and I think the teal center strings stand out nicely.
These blocks will be sent to a coordinator who will assemble them and make arrangements for quilting. I have to admit I toyed with the idea of keeping this one for myself, but I have other fall UFOs as well as future quilts that I've bought fabric for. And, there will always be more pretty scraps to use!

This is UFO Finish #28 for 2013 and puts me 48 blocks closer to my goal of 365 blocks for Heartstrings Quilt Project this year. I'm linking up to Building Blocks Tuesday@Quilter in the Closet.

11 comments:

  1. The teal really does look rich with the other fall colors. Very pretty.

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  2. Great blocks! Love the teal!

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  3. Очень красивая цветовая гамма. Мне нравится. Особенно украсил цвет морской воды.

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  4. I don't know how you can bear to part with it - scrappy loveliness. I love it.

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  5. I love how the quilt is coming together and really love the colours.

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  6. This is looking great! I love the teal :)

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  7. Wow! That teal just pulls the whole quilt together in such an amazing way!

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  8. Wonderful result! Colours after my own heart.

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  9. I love the autumnal colors in your string blocks ... :)Pat

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