What a fun week making Flying Geese blocks for the Super Simple Sampler! These six inch blocks have been a great way to practice my precision piecing...some of the pieces are so tiny. We are just past half-way through making the blocks. This is going to be a really fun sampler quilt! Here is how to make this block...
from the gray prints: cut (2) 6 1/2" x 1 1/2" strips; (1) 6 1/2" x 2 1/2" strip
from light blue prints: cut (6) 2 1/2" x 1 1/2" rectangles
from each, yellow and pink: cut (6) 1 1/2" squares
I showed tutorials...
It is time for the January edition of Quilters' Book Club. This month, once again, I made four blocks from my Tula Pink City Sampler book. These are all 6" blocks, and this month I chose the theme, "flying geese". The blocks above are #44 and 42 in the book.
We have had terrible wet weather (like 3" of rain yesterday alone!), so pretty outdoor photos were not possible. Enjoy the backdrop of my cute homemade sewing table, albeit poorer lighting. The blocks above are #54 and 51 in the book.
I have made each of my blocks "my own" by...
Bright, Cheery Colors. Fanciful Prints. The title of this post pretty much sums it up, right?
I received a bundle of the new Art Gallery Fabrics collection, Utopia by Frances Newcombe, last week. I decided to make another version of my Star Crossed pattern, using all the bright colors together (and adding more!) just to change up the look from the original Star Crossed Quilt.
I do have to say: I am really happy to have the opportunity to sew with these prints. I knew I wanted some as soon as I saw them pop up on websites: those bright colors are...
I was a bit overambitious when I took this project to Sewing Summit last week. I was expecting to have more open sewing time for personal projects. Oh, well. I got these bits sewn during lunch hours.
The design for these blocks is inspired by the book, "PillowPop", which is our September Quilters' book club feature.
I mentioned in my post about this book that the patterns would be really fun to adapt to any kind of sewing project, not just for pillows. I am going to make a Mini Quilt using four of these blocks. The geese will "fly around"...