Friday, September 11, 2009

More Quilt Blocks

Since I had so much left over from Carm's fabric, I was able to create another block for her...a framed wonky log cabin.

And I was also able to complete Sara's block for Mish Mash Stash Bash Quilting Bee. She requested hexagons, something completely new to me, and provided a beautiful vintage floral piece of fabric. Instead of doing the paper-piecing method, I decided to take the easier route with half-hexagon construction. I've never tried paper piecing, but from what I hear, this is much faster. You can check out a template/tutorial on flickr here.

I tried to keep with the retro feel by using all 1930's inspired prints...mostly from Aunt Grace's various collections. I hope she likes it!

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affectioknit September 11, 2009 at 3:33 PM  

Both of those are so so pretty - I love the brown one...

Pauline September 26, 2009 at 7:16 AM  

Hi Kerry,
love the wonky log cabin...its so cute. You sure have been a busy girl!!

quilt-n-mama September 29, 2009 at 9:11 AM  

I love the wonky log cabin!!!! I have a block to do for a swap and I might just try that! I need to make it 12 inch finished! Your hexagons are awesome too!

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