Are you a Square, or do ya’ got Rhythm?

This month, our Quilty Improv Group explored the fifth Score, “Rhythmic Grid,” in Ms Sherry Lynn Wood’s book.
As I looked over my meager stash, I found a lovely bag of ‘destash’ scraps with blue and aqua 2” strips, reds and pink 5” squares, plus a bit of extra fabric. There isn’t a lot to work with, but that makes it more interesting, right?
2016SquaresGotRhythmASkimming the instructions, I started building my grid by adding red strips to blue squares.

2016SquaresGotRhythmBAs I laid these out in my normal 18” format, I realized that they were too predictable, so I switched to a diagonal. 2016SquaresGotRhythmCStill an expected layout, but I’ve yet to work the blue, stripped red squares into the Score. Here are some of the options I played with:

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2016 Birthday Crane Cards

Okay, I’ll admit it.
I just can’t stop making these darling little cranes. My soft case is always at hand, filled with cut papers ready for any occasion.
My annual birthday card client also needs a new design for 2016, and I’ve considered using little cranes in the design. I punch out tiny envelopes and my client LOVES them.

2016BirthdayCraneCardsHere’s a funny coincidence: Isn’t curious how color coordinated I can be? I went to buy more cardstock wearing this lovely new scarf.

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