Besides a few more City Sampler blocks, I've also been trying to finish up my June goal on A Lovely Year of Finishes. My friend Shanna even let me swap some big spools of auriful thread for some of her Kona white, but after I made a few dozen sashing strips for the black and white swap quilt, I decided that it was still too busy.
Here's another sashing option. I've also toyed with the idea of somehow throwing out the traditional layout to make it more modern as well. What do you think?
This quilt has been really frustrating for me, but also challenging. I almost always learn the most when I step outside of my comfort zone, and that certainly is the case with this quilt!