Saturday, July 24, 2021

Gray Circle of Squares

July seems to have devolved into whatever color for RSC. For my circle of squares blocks, I pulled gray strips and made two 12" finished blocks

I never know for sure how the blocks are going to look since I'm using a variety of background fabrics.

Block 1 has the colorful circles background. I thought the gray would show nicely against all those colors but I think they seem to have gotten lost.

Block 2 looks very distinguished with the black and off white background. I had thought they might blend in with the neutral and be rather blah. I definitely like this block the best.

Here is a link to the Circle of Squares pattern.

Linking to Scrap Happy Saturday.

5 comments:

  1. i really like these blocks! i usually contemplate making some version of these for my RSC projects. maybe next year! (i love the bright circle fabric, but you're right about the grey getting lost...)

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  2. Pretty blocks, Gretchen! I like the 2.

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  3. Love the experiment with with the greys. July certainly seems to be cruising past us this month. Have a wonderful weekend.

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  4. Gretchen, you are always busy with so many lovely projects. You really inspire me. I just love your feedsack quilt in Friday's post and these blocks are just delightful. You have kept me motivated on finishing my hand quilting on my Easter quilt and I quilt on it everyday. Thank you so much for all that you do and for sharing.

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  5. In the great scheme of things, it’s all good! Number 2 shows up better in photos but in person, I’ll bet they are both pretty!

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