I decided to work on some more scrappy paper foundation-pieced Briar Patch blocks during the guild retreat ... with the goal of making ALL of the rest of the blocks I need, in the colors that I need them. The colors of the day for me yesterday were red, pink and PURPLE, putting me in sync with the Rainbow Scraps Challenge this weekend.
Here are three of the six purple blocks I made yesterday.
The end of the paper piecing phase of this quilt project is in sight. Yay! You're maybe as sick of seeing them on my blog as I am of piecing them ... next up is arranging and rearranging on the design wall, adding the plain squares and setting triangles and cutting fabrics for the pieced inner border of half-square triangles.
Before returning to the retreat this morning, I had to put them up on the design wall to double check the blocks/colors needed. So now, the in-progress quilt looks like this:
That perfect backing fabric that I found on Massdrop has been shipped and is on the way. I'm also thinking it will work for the outer border if there is enough. Who knows? If I continue to push to get this top pulled together, perhaps I'll make enough progress to be ready for it when it arrives.
Updating this post to link to Angie's WIPS Be Gone list–now that all the blocks are pieced, the end is in sight.