Y'all, this one was kinda scary! I've had bee friends beating it into me for nearly 6 years to" cut precisely!" and "sew a quarter-inch seam!" and "nest your seams!" and "don't lose your points!"
So, to make these blocks, I had to turn off those voices in my head and just be free!
I used scraps for the star points, but kept a color theme for each block. The first star I made was the blue and yellow one, and I had to reverse sew a few times. Then I made the purple and orange one, which sewed together a little more smoothly based on some observations I had while making the first block. That said, I think I like the first block (blue & yellow) the best! Just goes to show that with improv you shouldn't plan hardly at all!
Kate asked what our most and least favorite piecing or quilting techniques are, and I really enjoy paper piecing but haven't had the opportunity to do much of it. I've done a bit of machine applique which was fun, but I'm terrible at hand applique and aim to keep it that way!
The Easy Quilter