And just a few days prior to graduation, we had this exciting event: prom!
But now I'm back in the groove, nearing the finish of my scrappy Lemoyne stars project.
Remember the stars? I need to make about 10 more but in the meantime, I've been pondering the setting. I originally planned to do something simple; either alternate star blocks with plain blocks or set the star blocks in vertical rows with wide sashing of the background fabric between the rows and for the borders. Then I found some fabric in my stash that ignited another idea.
What if I set the star blocks on point, in vertical rows with setting triangles from the background fabric, with sashing made from this border stripe from the Lumiere de Noel line by French General?
I have this border stripe in two colors. The lighter color is a perfect color match for the colors in the background fabric I used. At first I thought it would be perfect, then I tried the darker shade and I think that is even better.
The light shade tends to disappear while the darker one provides contrast without overpowering the stars. Any opinions?
For more scrappy projects, visit the other Scrap Basket Sunday participants over at Kim's blog.