The other effect I worked on was fading out to the edges, which involved lots of time at the design wall, testing out each triangle to make crosses and stars based on the color arrangements.
I machine quilted it in one week for a show deadline. It now has the place of honor in my small apartment. I enjoy seeing it every day.
I link up with RSC16 at soscrappy and Sew Cute Tuesday at Blossom Heart Quilts.