Creating Moonstruck — Making the Design into Something I Could Sew

In my previous post I showed how I developed the design (below) for Moonstruck.

With the overall design done, I next had to figure out how I could make this into a quilt top.  My plan was to use the rust-dyed fabric in the smaller circles (the Moons).  For the larger arcs, I planned to use an alternating green and blue gradation of over-dyed rust fabric–from light in the upper left to dark in the lower right.  The Moons were the focus and the arcs the background. Continue reading