I've mentioned before but I'll say it again: I think that the colors this year really lend themselves to variations of shading. It might be good to think about when you're considering different setting options down the road. Which reminds me. I am sewing on the final borders to a previous year's sampler, the 1930's color way.
For setting these squares, I sewed about 20 log cabin blocks to alternate with the sampler blocks,