Thanks to Meg for giving me a quick tutorial on Saturday on cutting perfect squares for Katy's block, I quickly went home and got to work. I chose to work in black and white because I have so many of those scraps. Freddy Moran and Gwen Marston say in their book Collaborative Quilting that quilts with lots of colors and patterns should have black and white fabrics which give the eye "a place to rest".
Then just for fun, I laid out the blocks I have so far for the January project:
Wow!! I haven't decided how I will lay everything out for the final quilt top, but don't they all look great together just like this? Thanks again everyone!!