No. 9 done, so no more lighthouses for now; I need to concentrate on joining this lot together.
This is Cape Campbell, in New Zealand. I thought I needed one more black/white one in the mix and this fitted the bill nicely. The little dome on the top gets a bit lost in the dark blue that surrounds it, but I am thinking that I will add light beams when I do the quilting and hopefully that will change the balance a bit.
I have played around with the placing of the individual lighthouses quite a bit. I like the variation that the black and white ones provide, but it does make things slightly more complicated than if I just had 9 of the red and white. My first attempt had Orkney (black and white vertical stripes) in the top right hand corner but that just didn't work for me - my eye just kept being pulled up there, no matter where I was trying to look. I think putting it next to Dungeness has worked better and adding the third black and white one also seems to have helped.
Here is what I think will be my top row: two new, one old block.
My attempts to find somewhere to lay the whole thing out without capturing real life (ie horrible mess) around the edges led me to the garden. This was a mixed success - lots of space, but it was a bit windy! At least none of my pieces went blowing off down the river.
No sewing for a couple of days now, but lots of live music instead, which can only be a good thing. Next week I'm planning to join the 3 sets into horizontal strips and then think about what happens between them.
Linking up with My Quilt Infatuation for Needle and Thread Thursday.