During the RSC16 challenge I was making 15" Crown of Thorns blocks. I actually had 14 of them made by the end of the year using the monthly colors. That wasn't really enough to make a large quilt, so I had decided to keep making these blocks for RSC17. Here is my newest purple January block.
Then I had the idea to split these blocks into dark and light sets to use for baby quilts for a set of twin girls. One of my daughters has a friend expecting twins this spring. So here are my 6 dark blocks making a 45" square baby quilt. The colors are brighter, more crayon bright, in person.
I also have 6 lighter, more pastel blocks done and ready for the other quilt but still need 3 more blocks to make it the same size. The RSC17 color for February is aqua or sea green and I have pulled a perfect fabric for that one from the stash. It feels good to have a plan for these blocks finally.
Of course this also means I may need to find another block to "play with" in 2017 for the Rainbow Scrap Challenge. Maybe some disappearing 4-patches, or garlic knots, or more bowties. Or something more whimsical. Too many options . . .