At our gathering last week, I received June's centre block. She must have a nice collection of low volume fabrics.
I was keen to replicate the green flying geese-like shapes, so set out to prototype possible triangles using scrap fabrics-
It really was trial and error. In all my reading about innovation and creativity for school, the message is fail early, fail fast. Apparently, it breeds resilience, perseverance and creativity. So I don't feel too bad that this took me a while to work out!
Once I ended with the kind of proportions I was after, I pulled some fabrics from the stash that went with June's originals. Here is a sneak peek at my finished border -
I would love to see some gold or fuchsia added to this quilt in the next round.
You can check out others' progress on our flickr page.