I spent yesterday tackling my New York Beauty for tomorrow’s tutorial. When I first saw my appointed block I immediately saw the centre circle pieces like a sunrise/set with bands of colour, so when I went fabric hunting for it, I did so with a sunrise in mind for the top half and a sunset in mind for the bottom. This Oakshott bundle (called Sunrise, as it happens) turned out to be perfect for it (although my tightwad side baulked a bit at the purchasing stage, even with a 10% discount lol):
Now to find a home for this block o.O Maybe it needs to be a mini, hung on my wall…
Today I’ve been basting the Stained Quilt ready for quilting (after mopping the floor first ;o) ) It’s not much of a beast, but the title was too good to resist :oD
Hope you’ve been having a great weekend.
Oh your beauty block is amazing. Love the sunrise/sunset theme. It works so well!
wow! I could find a home for that, no problem 😉
It's beautiful, really lovely
Your beauty is indeed a beauty 🙂 Love the Oakshotts, one day I'll save up enough 😉
Oh wow! That is gorgeous Katy! I love how you split the warm and color colors.
Wowza – that really is a beauty!
I want to try a block, at some poing maybe soon – it's been a great series x
Wow! it is so beautiful!
What a stack of fabric. Love the colors. You're a "tightwad"?
A fabulous block, great use of colour!!! I'd really love to have a play with those Oakshott fabrics.
That beauty block is really beautiful!
I love Oakshott. They're so worth the splurge
The block looks stunning! And I bet the Oakshott was worth the price!
Oh that's so cool!As for that stack of OS…swoon!
Ohh, that turned out so great. It would make such a cool wall hanging/mini! Happy mopping! :o)
xo (and love that shot of the Oakshotts..yummy colors)
It's bloody beautiful!!
Definitely a mini. It's so gorgeous I'd want to be able to stare at it all the time 🙂 Can't wait to see your stained done!
Katy, this is beautiful and I love the way you made it look like shadow, or a sunset!
It is stunning! It would be a beautiful wall quilt.
Marvellous – great idea for the sunrise/sunset thing. I've got to have a go.
The block is truly beautiful – looking forward to seeing what you do with it.
Beautiful block and clever use of colour. Know what you mean about the cost of those Oakshotts but it certainly looks like they were worth it.
I had to laugh, thats the same reason I don't have any oakshott!
If it were up to me I'd tell you to make a mini and hang it in a prominent place as your block is fabulous 😀
Gorgeous block! I love how you interpreted it!
You did a great job — I could totally see your sunrise/sunset ideathingamoo before I read the description. 🙂
Wow that is a fabulous block, the Oakshotts look superb in it.