Saturday, 28 June 2014

I found more yellow

More mellow yellow June blocks for the RSC Sampler. I made these today along with carting a couple of boxes of books to the studio.

I love the Alamo Star, and think it's my favourite block so far. Why?  Not because my seams are perfect because they aren't.  Because I got to use my new Tri Recs ruler to make it, and because when I first started quilting I joined an online group called Southern Cross Quilters, and this block is their logo.

I had loads of trouble with the framed 4-patch which should be really simple.  I had the wrong dimensions, then I adjusted them, but it still turned out too large.   Nothing a little trimming wouldn't fix though.

Sunday, 22 June 2014

Mellow yellow

The colour for June's blocks in the Rainbow Scrap Sampler quilt is Yellow.   At first I didn't think I had any yellow fabric. But a bit of a rummage through the scrap box turned up something to work with and I've made a start on the blocks. 

I'm still working on finishing the green blocks May too.  I have over 50 blocks completed now.

Wednesday, 4 June 2014

Green green blocks

Catch up time again.  Four more green blocks for the Rainbow Scrap Sampler.  Check out what everyone else is doing at SewScrappy  

Under the needle

This week I've been tidying up the Quiltery which was looking a bit the worse for wear and working on some nearly finished projects. F...