Rainbow Scrappy challenge - Sea green progress

The declaration that February's colour of sea green/ aqua - colours not quite blue and not quite green, sent me into a spin!  Immediately I could picture the polka dot aqua I had used as a background, so I knew there were scraps, but a variety, absolutely not!  Liar, liar, pants on fire, I found a good variety when I went digging - not huge pieces, but enough for the job :)
 I decided to use my scraps wisely and just make star blocks. I already have blocks made in RSC from 2015, but definitely not in aqua. 
 I managed to squeeze out four star blocks from my scraps.
 Digging through my endless boxes stored around the house I found more UFO's!  These 7" four patches made to use up my novelty fabric - bits of aqua here!
I took to them with the unpicker and re sewed them into "colours".  I just find "I spy" quilts so much easier on the eye when laid out like this.  
 So without intending to, I have unearthed a forgotten UFO and resurrected it - just need sashing now but nothing suitable in the stash - opps more shopping!
It is hot here, really, really hot.  Too hot for anything except mindless piecing under the struggling air conditioner.  
Happy quilting Sue. 

16 comments:

  1. I admire your fortitude! Those quilt blocks would have bee put together as-is. Must admit the new arrangement really is easier on the eyes. I hope you enjoyed sewing the colors of the ocean!

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  2. I'm lucky that here we have avoided the extreme heat (at least so far!). It has been dreadful in so many parts of the country. Hope your aircon keeps up the good work!

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  3. I like your style! Found you on the RSC linkup. I clicked on your picture because I am a star lover!

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  4. The star blocks will make a lovely quilt. The I spy laid out that way is a lot easier to hunt for items. I wouldn't mind a little heat right about now. We're sitting below 0. but I did spy a small flock of robins today. Hope they haven't returned too early.

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  5. I love your stars, and your I spy is wonderful, too. And I've been hijacked by a project before, too, so I know how easily it can happen!

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  6. Your rainbow star blocks are going to make a wonderfully twinkly quilt!
    I do like the color coordinated I Spy 4-patches. They are pleasant to look at when they are matched. : )

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  7. Love your star blocks! I like how you put your eye spy blocks together now. I agree they look better in colour families. Hope the weather cools down for you soon.

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  8. Your star blocks in jewel tones look like gemstones. The heat has been wretched, one of the hottest summers in my memory.

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  9. I love your layout for the eyespy. Well done to get those corralled.

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  10. I love star blocks. Yours are very pretty. The I Spy blocks are going to be an awesome quilt.

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  11. Great use of scraps. Amazing what you can find in the sewing room.

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  12. Great use of the teals!! Those starts look so great!

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  13. Very pretty! I love those star blocks. And congrats on moving a UFO forward! The blocks look really nice grouped by color.

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  14. Your digging uncovered the perfect fabrics to meet the criteria and then finding the last bit needed for you I Spy quilt made the digging even sweeter.

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  15. Great resourcefulness! You found some teal colour and then some more! I hope the temps drop a little - it sounds like it has been horrific over your way.

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  16. Great use of scraps...very pretty.

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