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I posted my sunny Dresden plate bee-block a while ago, but as I was looking at the pile of scraps and getting ready to send them back, I decided I wasn’t done with them.  I’m just a little behind in posting pictures of the 2nd one.

improv snowball quilt block for fresh modern bee II

After the precise, traditional piecing of the Dresden, I wanted something modern and improvised. So I went totally different and cut strips and a fussy cut, and made a scrappy-looking little snowball block.

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Yesterday was warm colors, today (my preferred side of the color wheel) the cool colors:

Spring green improv patchwork blocks for Rainbow Around the Block

Light green: That front one with the dot's on the edge? My favorite.

Dark green square in square improv block for rainbow around the block

Just one dark green -- turns out I don't have as many scraps in this color

Aqua and turquoise  blocks for rainbow around the block

Turquoise: Color of the Year

Dark blue improv patchwork quilt block for rainbow around the block

Cobalt - great color, I need to use it more

Purple improvisational quilt blocks for rainbow around the block

Purple (or do you say Violet?) either way: out of my color comfort zone

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Here are the warm colored blocks I made for Rainbow Around the Block

Pink quilt blocks for "Rainbow Around the Block"

Pink: I'm not usually a pink girl, but I managed two

red quilt blocks for "rainbow around the block"

Red: A little bit country on one, alot more modern on the other

Orange blocks to be donated to rainbow around the blco

Orange: really hard to make a not-obnoxiously bright all-orange block. (that one in the back: my least favorite of the whole pile)

Bright yellow patchwork quilt blocks for Rainbow around the Block

And, sunny, happy yellow.

Cool colors tomorrow…

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