Craftsy Block of the Month 2012 »
InstructionsIf you use any strong directional prints, you have to think through your cutting process first so the orientation ends up correct. I fussy-cut the navy "Jetson polka dot" so the design radiated out from each side. I also cut big triangles instead of joining 2 little ones to avoid having seams dead center.
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Type of item: Home Decor
Style: Funky, Cute, Whimsical
Cottons from my stash, but just purchased the two fabrics for the outer border the other day on sale at Joanns.
What was your inspiration?
I don't know...I often throw silly ridiculous elements into my quilts and then build around them to make them a bit more high brow...he he..
What are you most proud of?
I got stumped when it came to fabrics for my outer border but I finally got something I like!
My carefulness in cutting the bold navy "Jetson" print paid off!
My wacky color combo and irreverently clashing polka dots!
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Don't have your mind made up about fabric choices until you get to the next step.
Watch that your seam allowances are just the right amount of scantity--not too much and not too little.