October is the last month of the year that gets an official color assigned for the Rainbow Scrap Challenge, and this year it is yellow. Once we get to November and December, we can either make blocks in neutral colors, or we can catch up on any colors that are unfinished, or we can start joining our rainbow blocks into quilts!
Here is my yellow Scrappy Bear Paw block for October. I love working with yellow--so bright and cheery!
Soon I will need to figure out how to set these blocks together. I keep looking at them set on-point, but that means figuring out what to do for the side triangles. I could do half blocks around the outside like this photo shows (the two side blocks are full blocks folded in half.) To do this version would require remaking the blocks for the side triangles, unless I just want to slice them in half and end up losing a bit in the seam allowances. I would also need to make two more blocks for this setting.
Another on-point option would be to use single paws in the setting triangles. I wouldn't need to make any more blocks for this one, but I'd need another fabric to fill out those setting triangles.
Option number 3 is a straight setting, which would need two more blocks made. I could easily add a tan/brown block and a black/grey block to the collection.
As usual, decision making is hard for me. That's why so many of my quilt projects get bogged down at this point. I need to just make a choice and go with it! I will keep you posted when that happens.
I am linking up with the Rainbow Scrap Challenge on Saturday and with Oh Scrap! at Quilting is more fun than Housework on Sunday. I hope you are all staying well and getting lots of quilting done!
Julie in GA