My name is Jenn and I'm addicted to HSTs. And I fear my addiction is getting out of control.
Having so many projects finished from my Gotta Do/UFO list means I feel free to play around a bit. I cranked out some HSTs in one of my favourite colour pathways - teal & orange. Really, I just had to cut into some of those gems from the Stitch n' Post
Ooh... snippets. Again, I am powerless to resist taking their picture. At least I'm not hoarding them in a jar. I've thought about it.
I've spent a good part of the last week giving the studio a really good tidy up. I'm rewarding myself by taping up a temporary design wall. All the cool kids have them already. I'm so behind the times.
It was so much fun playing with the layouts that I got a little carried away!
Layout 1: Square in a Square
Layout 2: Herringbone - I think my colour values might not be distinct enough to make this one work. Check out a better example.
Layout 3: Chevrons
Layout 4: Asymmetrical radiating
Layout 5: Asymmetrical Check
So much fun! Reminds me of the good ole days when I made a tonne of log cabin quilts. Digital photography has really cut down the wait time on comparing layouts! Which do you like best? I make no guarantees of majority rule here. I'm just curious!
#4, followed by #5ReplyDelete
I've got my squares cut out to make an HST quilt at next Q-squared day.
They've been popular options!Delete
I like squares in squares!ReplyDelete
Guess you've been reading! Thanks for commenting, Tarah! The layout I ultimately decided on is very similar to Layout 1... you'll just have to wait and see!Delete
I like #5 but #1 would be my #1 if you did not have to squink so hard to see the squares.ReplyDelete
I don't know that squink is a word... but I agree that the contrast there might not be the best!Delete
Love HSTs too. I have now seen the final products, so I won't tell you what my favourite is, but I did pick up some ideas for my next HST adventure!ReplyDelete