So here is my first attempt:
Once I saw this through the camera lens I noticed the top right corner of the star blends in with the background more than I'd like. So I unpicked it and replaced that star point with a creamier print and am much happier with it now:
But of course, even though I like it, after looking around on Lou's blog I don't think it really goes with her own aesthetic/fabric choices. She seems to prefer working with bright colours. (That is one of the great things about making a patchwork block for somebody who has a large amount of their own creative work available to view on the internet - I can stalk for preferences!) So I am going to quilt and bind this and keep it as a mini wall hanging beside my sewing table....eventually.
I say "eventually" because at the moment we are doing some room renovations and my sewing/study/guest room no longer looks like the picture in my blog-header photograph, but currently looks like this:
|The desk on the far right is usually my sewing table, |
currently covered in books, so won't be getting much done over the next few weeks
Now back to Lou's wonky star... here is the one I went on to make and have now sent it off to Lou:
|TA - DAA!|
Much brighter and cheerier! She said she really liked it too, which is always satisfying and gives a sense of relief. I used fabrics I had received in a free fat quarter bundle from Avery Homestore as well as a few pieces that I had bought in a selection pack of greens and blues from her shop too.
If you'd like to have a look at the other wonky stars we're all making, please feel free to visit our flickr page. IG tag is #LBQB and our linky button is in my sidebar.