Saturday, May 7, 2016

Emeralds and Diamonds

the diamonds before sewing together
The color at Rainbow Scrap Challenge this month is
Evergreen.

To be honest it's not the easiest color to use in May although my birthday is this month, and the birthstone is emerald.

I adore emeralds.

The silly thing is, I pulled out two scrap bins of green. I thought, hmph, where are all the really small pieces I use for these diamonds??? I started piecing smaller strips then "found" a bin of smaller green scraps all by itself.

OMG Really? I might have too many green scraps but who gets the ax? Who is sent off the island? This shot shows you the general size of the nine diamonds when sewn together.
This picture shows you the 5 colors so far...


Linking to several cool parties, including the RSC 2016

25 comments:

  1. Your diamond star is shaping up beautifully.

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  2. I suspect that all the greens will get the rotary cutter and none of them will get sent of the island.

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  3. You REALLY are not afraid of colour...love it! Those diamonds are stunning.

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  4. Love how these are looking! I definitely don't have that many colours of green in my stash.

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  5. Wow, those are looking terrific all together!

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  6. Your scrappy diamond star is truly drool-worthy!! You are a Master Scrap User!

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  7. Since we are emerald babies we should call it emerald month and sparkle it with diamonds as well.

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  8. I love, love your scrappy diamonds. I've made 3 diamond quilts and recently began playing with the scraps much like you've done. Thanks for the inspiration to keep working on my diamonds.
    I follow your blog in a feed reader and also in quiltart...your posts are my favorites :).

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  9. Don't send them off the island! Sew together and make more diamonds in green =) I know you can come up with some very neat ideas for them.....

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  10. Those diamonds get prettier every month as you add colors! Love them in green!

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  11. Green is a wonderful color for an island!
    Love your diamond, all the colors!
    Is yellow next?? colorful minds want to know....

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    1. only the coordinator knows for sure!

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  12. I am a May B-day gal too..love emeralds also--have a leetle emerald ring that I just love that is really old--from DH the first anniversary of our marriage days...your diamond is lovely...hugs, and Happy Birthday fellow Taurus....Julierose

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  13. The more of these you do the more I like them. It's the best sort of idea: really simple on one level, yet because of all your scraps really complex at the same time.

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  14. Hi LeeAnna,
    Green! Looks great!
    These diamonds are really coming togerther beautifully!

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  15. Happy Birthday LeeAnna. Your Emerald diamond is looking gorgeous.
    hugs

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  16. Your Diamonds are beautiful.

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  17. You deserve a gold star for that creation! P.S. Happiest of birthdays ღ

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  18. Oh my goodness they are tiny pieces! You must have kept everything.

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  19. Just love the look of this - haven't had any time to get to my scraps :(

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  20. Green is my favourite colour! Thank you for linking up to #scraptastictuesday!

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  21. Such a great job! And the greens really work well together with the oranges and purples next to them.

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  22. Beautiful LeeAnna!! These are so neat!

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  23. These look fantastic - a great use for scraps! I'm assuming the last one is red? Or does it depend on what scraps you have? Thanks for linking up last week

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