The blocks for my second challenge quilt are on the design wall (you can read more about the challenge here). I was inspired by Julie (who was inspired by Nancy Mahoney) to stitch moons onto half square triangle blocks for the theme of "Nightscape".
This is a bad photo, taken at night, but you can get the idea of how this is starting to turn out.
I started with yellow moons, and was gradually drawn more to the oranges and pinks, and then a bit of purple to balance out the owl challenge fabric.
I was thinking the quilt would maybe be 5 blocks across and 7 down for a total of 35 blocks. I made a few extra and when I put them on the wall to figure out which ones needed to be voted off the island, I liked them all and ended up with this unusual shape. I kind of like it and might keep that layout. I'll have to fill in the edges with something.
Tonight I will be finishing this quilt somehow... a bit of quick machine quilting, and then hand stitching the binding down to meet the submission deadline of Tuesday night. Nothing like an adrenaline rush to get the creative juices flowing!
To see more design wall posts, hop over to Patchwork Times.