Wednesday, February 1, 2017

The Perfect Background

Last week I invested in a pale yellow-green crosshatch print for background for my Pat Sloan Solstice Challenge project. It turned out to be perfect. 

I used it for last week's Crosswalk block: 

And I remade the blocks from weeks 1 and 2 using it for the background.

I think I'll be much happier with this than I was with the beige I had been using. 

So far I've been able to keep up with the challenge, but since I've spent time on this project, I neglected to work on a UFO in January. And now I have this new WIP. I think I'll have to be a lot more disciplined in February about sticking to my goals. 

Linking up with Sew Fresh Quilts

5 comments:

  1. so many interesting projects to do... this is a good background. Interesting texture and supports the main characters

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  2. It looks wonderful as the background. I'm so glad you're more happy with this solution!

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  3. It is beautiful! you are right - perfect!

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  4. You are on the way to a beautiful quilt!!

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  5. The new background fabric is perfect. Good luck with your February goals, but don't be too hard on yourself about January. Sometimes it just happens that way.

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