BOMs Away - RSC/PBJ Rainbows

This weekend, I worked on two BOM projects - the first being the finish of those Moda Cake Mix blocks from two weeks ago, and the second being a dual scrappy rainbow challenge. Yup, there's a new color challenge in town - but naturally, I'm just using it to work on an ancient WiP.

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Good old Rainbow Scrap Challenge 2013. Or 2012? Whichever - it is getting done THIS.YEAR. I'm serious this time. I pieced five of the color blocks, in blue for the RSC month color, and red for Patterns By Jen's color. Okay, the red is mostly pink. I checked the finished blocks and there's already a lot of red.

I also pieced together the endless grey parts of the quilt. Now I have enough for twelve more blocks, which with my already-finished ones will be 36 blocks. Which might be where I stop...but for now, a few months of more color blocks.

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Then I got out my guild's raffle quilt blocks. I used a Moda Cake Mix "recipe" sheet to stitch and cut out the six HSTs, but then I was left in confusion as to what the actual layout might be! As you can see, there's quite a few ways it could be done, not to mention the inverse of any of the blocks.

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Turns out, it was the inverse of the bottom right, so with a photo to guide me, I got my eight blocks stitched up in no time. And coincidentally in the RSC/PBJ colors!

The Cake Mix papers are definitely an interesting concept - it only took about an hour to stitch the paper lines, cut, and sew the blocks together. But then I had to spend thirty minutes tearing off the paper! But - since these are each made by individual guild members - there's no doubt that we all got them the same size. So...

And I have no idea what the finished quilt will look like! Stay tuned - it will be ready for our guild show and raffle in March!

So did anyone else work on their BOM? Or a project broken into {slightly} more manageable monthly pieces? Or just a monthly report on a leader/ender project? Link up here or at What a Hoot!