I then topstitched in zig zag around the shell pattern, and then cut the spaces in between.
Eventually quilting between the shell shapes will have the whole shell pop, and should look pretty cool.
Here it is lying on top of some of the squares that will surround the center panel.I still am undecided as to which way to assemble all the pieces. So far I am just enjoying the small random square assembly. I love the black, tan, burgundy and beige colour way.