This was a block of the month from a local quilt shop. While I was very unhappy with how the BOM was run and the additional costs for fabric to complete the borders and the center block - I am delighted with the results. The colours appear muted in the picture but truly they are bold and beautiful against the Kona black background. I discovered a oopsie after quilting it and did not have the heart to rip it all apart. lessons learned all around with this one.