This block is super easy, fun and gorgeous of course! You just need to sign up and choose the quantity of blocks you want to make. In return, you get the same amount of blocks back for your very own quilt! There is plenty of time to participate. The deadline isn't until May...what are you waiting for?!
I decided to jump in! I've never done a swap of any kind and wanted to give it a try. I decided to take on 24 blocks.
I pulled out my low volume fabrics and began to cut. It was easier for me to cut everything before I started piecing. Let the assembly line begin!
Picking the right fabrics was interesting! They needed to be bright and one color. And I almost did it right!
The assembly line. Sew, snip, iron and repeat!
Its a good thing I finally caved and bought some bundles of low volume fabrics! I kind of love them!
I really enjoyed making this block! Addicting is the word that comes to mind! Because I hate to put off projects, I decided to knock out all 24 blocks in one day! You just never know what may come up. I was being responsible! And as it turns out I will need to make a few more replacements!
Turns out there are a couple that I need to redo. The 'plus' doesn't stand out enough. I'm ahead of the game, so I can make some changes in plenty of time to meet the deadline!
On another completely different topic! While I was piecing some feathers yesterday, I kinda broke a rule!
Something that has never happened to me before! I set my ruler on the cushioned chair and before I knew it I knelt on the ruler and heard a lovely 'snap!! Clean break. Shock. And then I had to laugh! (oh what? is that woven stripes...again?!)
I use it all the time and of course don't have another, I had to think quick! For the time being I used some clear packing tape for a temporary fix to remedy the accident! And, hey there sharpie marker...you sutured the crack with precision!
Have you ever broken or messed up one of your favorite go-to tools? My ruler will need to be replaced very soon!