City Sampler Sew Along: Blocks 37, 38, and 39

Sew Sweetness
  This post is part of the City Sampler Sew Along.
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Emily – Here we are at the end of the 30’s and still going strong!
I’m having a good time sifting through scraps to use with bits and pieces of the new Acacia collection.
Block 37
I’m trying to be a bit more liberal (not so matchy-matchy) in my fabric choices as I did in block 37. The Coral from Prince Charming picks up the tiny coral in the Acacia prints in the center but still looks a bit off to me. If this block was going to stand alone I’d probably do it over but since it’s going to be with the others I think it will look just right.
Block 38
I didn’t get too original with my color choices in block 38. Instead of Parisville I used Acacia and a coordinating lavender solid. I did my best to line up the diagonal dots. I think this is my favorite for the week. :o)
Block 39
Block 39 was a struggle. It seems all my yellow scraps fall in the same value. I auditioned a few lighter oranges but they didn’t work. I even tried some greens. In the end I kept with the yellow. I am pleased with how it turned out, just wish there was a bit more contrast in the “box”.
 I can’t wait to see your blocks!

Julie –

Hey everyone!! I’m excited to share blocks 37, 38 & 39 of the #tula100 quilt a long with you.
We are now in the triangles section of the book.
These are the fabrics I pulled for block #37. They are all from Tula’s Plume collection. This is the first time I used only one collection in a block and I love the result!
My Block 37 & Tula’s Block 37. 
These are the fabrics I pulled for block #38. They are Acacia, & Nightshade. I love how well the two play together!
My Block 38 & Tula’s Block 38.
These are the fabrics I pulled for block #39. They are Plume, Flutterby & The Birds & the Bees.  I fussy cut the center just like Tula did in her block.
My Block 39 & Tula’s Block 39. 
Block 37

Block 38

Block 39


So, if you are sewing along at home, be sure to link up ONLY blocks 37, 38, and 39 in this post (you will have time to link up your other blocks in future posts). Please link up separately for each block. As a reminder, you can link to your blog post, Flickr, or wherever else you are hosting your pictures. You must link up here on this post in order to be eligible for the monthy prize, to be awarded on August 31st!

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