To Everything There Is A Season, Block 5

My apologies for being a little late in getting the next block of “To Everything There Is A Season” posted.  Hubby and I have been camping at a local campsite.  I told him I had to come home early to get some laundry done, but really I wanted to come home to finish the block.  Mum’s the word!

This block, Fall Kaleidoscope, is available on my website Simple Bird Studio, along with Blocks 1-4.  You can choose from having a digital pattern emailed to you, or you can go old school and order a paper pattern.  If you order the digital pattern, I will email your pattern to you as soon as I can (usually within a couple of hours).

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Oddly enough, I was a little slow starting this block because I found all the points a  little intimidating.  Once I finally started the block, I found myself thinking that there is not one single thing in this block to be scared of.  Honestly!  It went together very nicely!  Here are a few little hints to help you along the way…

I used 3 different shades of gold for the petals and just placed them randomly.

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Next, I prepped a complete section of straw and leaves and left it on my design wall for a while.  I decided the dark green leaf was too dark and so I switched it up.  (Yes, you are allowed to change your mind!)

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Once I decided on which green to use in place of the dark one, I completed all of the leaves.

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Then, I added the rest of the straw.

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And, finally, some cattails!

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Til next time….

Kerry