Friday, September 21, 2012

some blocks...

So while we've been talking chevrons this week, I've been doing some piecing.
I've been machine quilting my Modern Alphabet quilt for what seems like for-ev-er...
and I needed some patchwork therapy.

First, I did Linda's block for our St Louis Redbird Bee. It's my first "Disappearing Nine-Patch". We used Kristy's instructions and it was super fun.

My "Field Study" fabric has been calling my name and I changed my mind and decided to do AMH's Spinning Stars pattern. It's a free download and there are so many possibilities with this one.

This is the start of the cover quilt from Denyse Schmidt's new book Modern Quilts, Traditional Inspiration. I thought it would be a good scrap-buster and I love the fact that it's one gigantic Courthouse Steps block.

And finally, I've cut into my FMF using Camille's pattern Dilly Dally. I wanted to do something simple that would showcase all the prints in the collection. I think this'll do it!

Okay - so back to machine quilting. I'm almost done - hope to show the completed quilt next week.
Hope you have a great weekend! I'm going to see Patty Young at our local shop Fabric Nosherie. Super excited!  
. . . Cindy

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