July – Herringbone Blocks

We are in the thick of summer, which on the West Coast often involves being near the water. And, what colour combo is more evocative of oceans than navy and white? Or, in this case navy and low volume prints.

Please aim to limit the navy prints on the navy/white range, and the low volume on the cool end of the spectrum. Something like this:

Link to tutorial: http://www.bijoulovelydesigns.com/2011/03/herringbone-block-tutorial.html

Thanks to Holly DeGroot of Bijou Lovely for the tutorial. Remember to flip your pieces around to get the angle different for both sides — I learned this one by not doing it the first time! Oh well, now I have an extra entry to win them all. 🙂