Friday, July 8, 2016

Pink Prisms

This is my  finished pink prism block for this month's rainbow scrap challenge.
 Just like before, I sewed strips of any width, but at least 16" long together from the scrap bin.

After carefully aligning the 15" square template along the lines, I trimmed the dark pinks to 15" square 


And the light ones to same size...





Get a gander at some of these cute prints... crowns and strawberry shortcake, curtesy of my friend Cynthia.
It's win win, she gets rid of stuff she doesn't want, I get a blend of new scraps.

It's a brilliant block, rivaling the orange for sparkle.

Next are a series of pics changing placement or orientation of the blocks completed so far.
such BIG BLOCKS!


pink on top but random orientation
pink in the center, random orientation
This shot is rearranged by color, and has darks meeting in sections...
it is going to be a challenge to choose an arrangement but time will tell, after all 12 colors are made. I'll  quilt the blocks, then join them and sash with narrow black strips. That should make it about 60-ish by 80-ish
see other blocks at RSC



39 comments:

  1. Your blocks are great. I look forward to seeing the quilt completed.

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  2. Hope you didn't mean sashing between the blocks, 'cause they look absolutely wonderful edge to edge. This project is lovely!

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  3. This is going to be amazing! And on my list! I think what I love most, is that the prints don't stand out. That's me being afraid of prints...but I love this!

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  4. Awesome way of using scraps or even fat quarters! It's almost hypnotic looking at those pretty squares!

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  5. Oh, that Strawberry Shortcake fabric is just the cutest! Loved her growing up... Still do ❤️

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  6. These are looking so great! And they sound like such fun to make.

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  7. Just a lovely arrangement of pinks--this is going to be a fabulous piece...hugs for a good weekend xx's for Cole Julierose

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  8. Strawberry shortcake! That goes way back!
    great pinks!

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  9. think i have some girl scout prints in pink and mint i must hunt down for you! On your most recent block, now that is pinkly sparkle squared!! I love how they ALL glow together!!!

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  10. Your string blocks are always so appealing. Are they skinny strings and that's what make them look so good.

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  11. they are what they are in the scrap bin... from 3/4" to 3" strip widths. I do play with arrangements before sewing. LeeAnna

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  12. Your prisms just keep getting better and better the more colors you add! The pink ones are gorgrous!

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  13. I love String blocks and quilts and yours is looking so lovely!

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  14. The pink block is the standout in the group just now. Nice contrast there so you get the full effect of the triangles. Have a fun week.

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  15. Every month makes this quilt better and better! I love your fabulous flashy diamonds.

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  16. It's getting ever more brilliant! And studying different layouts is very instructive))

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  17. Very stunning Looking gorgeous. Cant wait to see completed

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  18. I love the pink strips! I saw the Strawberry Shortcake fabric immediately. I have some of the Strawberry Shortcake fabric still (from the eighties!)Mine is a yellow polka dot back ground, with the little S.S pictured in reds and pinks. So cute!!!

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  19. An awesome way to use up scraps. I really should do something like this.

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  20. Beautiful! Love seeing all the colors together.

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  21. What a lovely project! Your inspired work always makes me smile. ღ

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  22. The pink gives it the "pop" the layout needed. The ultimate in scrappy goodness

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  23. You're going to have a super time when you have all your colours together, playtime!!!

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  24. Beautiful blocks, lots of fun colors.

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  25. Great blocks! It will be fun to play with the design once all of the blocks are finished.

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  26. What a wonderful collection of blocks...but you just made me realize that we are now past half way...eeek...

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  27. beautiful...lots of eye candy.
    Sending love to Cole.
    Hugs,
    Preeti.

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  28. All arrangements are really beautiful! I love the random ones best, but I am sure whichever you pick is going to be amazing! Thanks for sharing!!

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  29. Such a pretty block! Thanks for sharing.

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  30. Great idea which I've never seen before!

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  31. MMM! My favorite one so far! Beautiful!!

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  32. This is looking absolutely fabulous! Made me say Oooh! when I saw the thumbnail pic on Midweek Makers - thanks for sharing!
    Susan

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  33. This is a fun piece. I like the first arrangement myself, but they are all good.

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  34. The blocks are great. They look beautiful together. I don't think there is much difference in the layouts. There may be more difference when all the blocks are done.

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