Block 3 is called Churn Dash. Great job, Leila, in describing two different methods of half square triangles. I prefer the cut to size method (today...) You can see her post at http://sewnbyleila.blogspot.com/
I made it without looking at the colors used in my other blocks. I knew that the blue with the brown specks was my background, but I didn't realize that I used the dark brown in all the blocks. Apparently I like that color. It was a remnant from JoAnns. Looks like I need to dig into my stash a little more for some variations of brown. But I still LOVE it. I will have plent more blocks to incorporate other browns. The next block will probably have some of my orange tones in it as well. Here it is.
I think I have selected fabrics for the Summer Sampler Series Quiltalong. I'm not sure about the top color (it may have too much red in it.) I think I will find a few calicos that will blend in with these in my stash. Except for the muslin type background ($3 of fabric) I got the rest of this stash at two different garage sales this summer. Other fabric was about $2.75. So far I have $5.75 in this quilt. Gotta love that. I plan to use many many more of my garage sale finds in future quiltalongs. I need to build my skills before I start shopping at quilt stores for fabrics.
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