Jelly Star #3 was a success! I tried to be extra cautious about not stretching anything while sewing or pressing my seams open, and this one turned out pretty perfect. My blocks are finishing at 25-3/4" - they would be 29-3/4" if I used the jelly roll strip. Still a nice sized block - even one block framed with a border fabric would be pretty as a wall hanging or table topper. I have 2 stars that I need to remake, and as I wait impatiently for my Fig & Plum jelly roll to arrive from Canada, I'm cutting and sewing the checkerboard sashing.
While this quilt could definitely be made with just one jelly roll, using 2 will give me the opportunity to use more strips of my favorite prints from the line and eliminate some of the darker plums, which are very pretty, but take too much focus away from the lighter prints. I've got my fabric choices for the 2 remaining stars all sketched out. Did I mention I'm waiting impatiently for the mailman?
My Four Seasons Swap partner down under, Soo, received her quilt from me. I'm so happy that she likes it. And hey - that means I should be getting a quilt in my mailbox soon. Another reason to stalk the mailman!