These blocks are so much fun to pick out the fabrics for the leaves. Kaffe F. fabric has such huge flowers in some of the prints that you can find great stuff for smaller leaves. Kind of turns the fabric into swiss cheese, though. I try to take what I need as close to the same spot as possible so I don't ruin the whole piece.
Then I spent an hour os so playing with the little bluework blocks. I had soaked them all in some special soap I bought someplace and it did clean them up quite well but there still are signs of the hoop in some of them. By the way, when I spritzed them with water and ironed them, they smelled wonderful!! Whatever that stuff was that I used was really great smelling. I found this setting on the internet and thought that the little triangles in the corner of each block would detract from any faint stain. They really look pretty good. Also found three more pieces of fabric to go with the blue from my Aunt Gracie stash. I like the touch of red. (Click to enlarge)