This quilt was part of a challenge done with my arty gals group. We were to use fabrics from the resale shops or traded fabrics from family clothing. When I first began to make mine I was stumped because the fabrics I collected were uninspiring, to say the least. Just awful and boring. I couldn't make myself work on it.
Eventually I just took the Friendship star blocks and added my own hand dyed fabric and that made all the difference. I didn't follow the rules, but if I had, this would never have been done.