Sunday, January 27, 2013

What I did this week.

Yup, I put this whole thing together.  Last Saturday at my sewing marathon, I put together one block because I wanted to try out Bonnie Hunter's cool technique.  It was Eeeeeeeeee Zeeeeeeeeee!  When I got home,  I couldn't resist  dumping out my basket of 2 1/2 inch strips and putting together strip sets for more blocks.  Flickr is so handy for getting ideas.  I went to the Scrappy Trip Along group to see how the blocks went together.  I really liked the look of the quilts when the center diagonal of the block had a stand out color.  I had lots of reds.  Yesterday I got 24 blocks all sewn together into this top.  I can't believe how quick it went.  Sadly, it did not put enough of a dent in my basket of strips.  I think I will need to make another one or two.  A great way to stash some gift quilts in the closet don't you think?  I think I have the Wild Threads talked into making one for the church that lets us have our marathons there. 
Have a lovely week and stay warm in you live in my neck of the woods!


  1. Looks absolutely fabulous!

  2. Lisa, I just found your blog. We were members of the Blockswapper Group on The Quilt Show yeons of time ago. I enjoyed reading your blog. I don't have a google id so I can't join your blog but hopefully I can remember how to get to it.

    Ruby (gamby) in Vicksburg, MS

  3. Well done! I like that block method. Had to chuckle at your "keep the workspace uncluttered" goal. Love your yellow HST piece!

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