Do you ever get into a creative rut? Find yourself gravitating toward the same kinds of patterns and using the same color combinations? I certainly have enough in-progress projects to work on but I was feeling restless this weekend. My sewing room is finally *pretty much* arranged the way I want it and was waiting for a workout.
I did something I may never have done before. I pulled out a favorite quilting book, found an interesting design and followed the color directions. It was fun to remove the decision making for a change and just pull suggested fabrics from the shelf to see what would happen.
The blocks are so simple that it didn't take much time at all to whip out 25. While using colors I wouldn't have chosen, I had a lot of ideas for new ways to use some of these combinations in other projects. I'd highly recommend a little stash diving and a recipe to shake you out of your doldrums!
*** Pattern: Moody Blues from Kaffe Fassett's Passionate Patchwork. The blocks are not assembled into a top so the jewel-colored corners would be smaller when sewn together.