Saturday, August 8, 2015

Scrounging for Indigo

I'm still looking for something I could call indigo, which is August's color for RSC.  Striking out bigtime, but today's my birthday, so maybe I'll treat myself to a trip to the quilt store this week to celebrate.  Once I get fabric home and cut a piece off, it's a scrap, right?

In the meantime, I played with blocks.  A couple more Ohio stars got made, and I had a new idea on arranging them.
By putting the light-background blocks in the center, and the dark-background ones around the edges, it should look like the center is glowing...


And just now it occurred to me that putting the darks in the center with the lights at the edges might look interesting, too.  Hmm...
In any event, I still have lots of blocks to make, and time to play with them, so no decision is imminent or necessary.
Who knows how many ideas I'll come up with before all is said and done?
And now, back to scrounging for indigo.  There must be a scrap in one of these boxes...




Linking to So Scrappy and the RSC - come see all the colors!








18 comments:

Kat Scribner said...

You have a lovely rainbow project in the making! I imagine you are excited to see it complete.

Julie in GA said...

You have a wonderful collection of rainbow blocks. They will make a beautiful quilt!

kmkat said...

Happy b'day to a fellow Leo! (My b'day is Monday.)

Lori in South Dakota said...

Happy Birthday! A nice set of stars--either way you set them will be lovely.

audrey said...

A scrap is a scrap, no matter how it comes about! lol Good luck finding your fabric!

Sally T said...

Ha! I'm a day older than you (my birthday was yesterday). And don't forget that you can use black and gray this month too. But its nice to see it all come together!

Quiltdivajulie said...

I searched my scrap stash and came up empty. The one indigo I did have was in the form of a forgotten fat quarter.

The Joyful Quilter said...

Good luck coming up with some INDIGO and HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!

Sue SA said...

I like this layout, but sure you will have fun, rearranging them! Have a great birthday, hope you get more fabric!

Chantal said...

♪Happy ♫♫ Birth ♪♪ Day ♫♪ Gayle ♪♪ !!
Love your stars. You have more blocks done than I and I started in January lol.
Enjoy the shopping spree. :^)

Cathy said...

Happy Birthday! You are the star of the day but those Ohio Stars are a hard act to follow!

katie z. said...

Great blocks! I love playing with various layouts, and your idea looks quite fine.

PaulaB quilts said...

That's a fascinating thing you're doing with the colors, to manipulate the light effect. I did one years ago that looked like the light was coming through from the back. When you stand back as far as you can you will get the best view of the light effects, so have fun with it.

Kate said...

Fun and colorful blocks! Have fun with trying out all the different settings.

Dasha said...

Happy Birthday Gayle.
Those Ohio Stars are looking just fantastic. Great work.

Wanderingcatstudio said...

No matter how you lay them out, it's going to look good!

LA Paylor said...

I hope your birthday included a fabric store! This layout is very orderly for you...

Sheila said...

Beautiful blocks. Happy Birthday! Hope you get to visit a quilt shop. Mine is the 12th : )