Just in the nick of time, I've finished all 98 of my units for Week 5 of Bonnie Hunter's 2015-16 mystery quilt, Allietare:
And, I sewed all the blue squares onto our long "sashing" pieces as well:
I don't think they are sashing any more, actually. Now that they are asymmetrical, I think they are for the border.
Do you realize that when we cut off all those corner triangles, we lost ground in the total area of the quilt? We're only at 65% now. Somehow, I don't think tomorrow's clue will be the last one. (Edit: Well, it looks like Bonnie went ahead and posted the final reveal just as I was writing this!)
With all my time this past week trying to "rest" my arm, I've had plenty of time to play with the units and doodle on graph paper. I think I know how it will come together! (Edit #2: I was right!) And, I also think that Bonnie's design is going to look best with the medium grey constant fabric that she specified. I think my blue batik may look best with a slightly different layout. So, that's lots of speculation, but this may be the last week that I follow the directions. ;D (Edit #3: No need to worry, my fabrics are exactly perfect after all!)
This lovely fabric finally arrived in the mail this week:
It's a new 2015 colourway of Philip Jacobs' Banded Poppy. And, it's the final answer to a longstanding problem of mine. What problem? *looks coy* Wait and see!
In the meantime, please click here to see everyone else's work for Allietare Week 5!
And if you haven't already, please have a...
I know in Australia they have already recovered from the hangover. :D