Starry Night: September Blocks

As the last Sunday of the month is here already, I am scrambling to post the progress of our little quilting group on this month's blocks. All of us had our blocks done on time, I was just a bit of a procrastinator about uploading the pictures and posting!

First up are Donna's blocks. She was handstitching here August English Paper pieced blocks and I missed posting them last month. I really like the purple background print!

Donna's EPP block

Donna's second block this month was the August textured block. I think the technique was called diamond tucks.

Donna's textured block

Mary also has a textured block to show...

Mary's texture block

September's block technique was foundation paper piecing. Mary did a great job on the first one. I especially like the greens she chose.

Mary's first September block

Mary's second block, I wasn't happy with the joining of the two halves of this block - the angles don't look quite right...But I love the lime green and turquoise fabric choices.

Mary's second September block

I managed to get both colourways done for the two September blocks. First up is the classic blue and red. See how the red points don't meet at the intersection on the left? I wish I'd looked a bit closer at the pattern, I would have changed that angle!

Denise's blue/red September blocks

My second set of blocks are in brights blues and pink/fushia. I really like the floral background on the pink scrappy stars. On this large star I wasn't paying attention to the piecing order so I have an extra small point on the right hand side. I don't mind this mistake, in fact I think it adds some cool character!

Denise's pink/blue September blocks

I was rushed this month trying to work on orders, so I was glad to skip the textured blocks as Alida will offer 2 next month. There is getting to be quite a large pile of blocks for this project, I think a layout of 6x7 will be awesome with an outer border and with 4 blocks each month I should have 44 in total! I am getting excited to see these blocks move from the pressing and trimming piles in my workroom and into the finished boxes - only 2 more months to go :)

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