Here is my entry to our guild’s challenge. It had to contain waterfowl and at least 4″ of water, all measuring 20″ wide by 16″ tall. I used Lynne’s free pieced bird tutorial (thanks Lynne!). I sent Lynne a picture and it just so happened she was teaching a bird class so she was able to share with her students. This was such a fun quilt to make and I had a great time big stitch quilting. I find I’m quite fond of it 😉 Click to biggify.
Summer is zooming right along! BUT, yesterday was still July so technically I finished all my First Saturday blocks within the 12 month period 😉 I will have to make one more block since 24 blocks in a straight set don’t work well if there are 12 of one block and 12 of another….leaves you with an asymmetrical set which I.DO.NOT.LIKE. Of course 25 blocks leaves you with a 5 x 5 SQUARE and I typically don’t like squares either. I can live with since it would finish at 60″ square before borders ……. if I add any (okay, who am I kidding, these blocks scream for a border or two, don’t they?).
I’m linking up with Judy’s Design Wall Monday post here.
It hit 100 degrees with a heat index of 115!! It was a good weekend to stay inside and sew a bit….and sew I did. Here’s my crowded design wall 🙂 I’m linking up with Judy’s DWM post so hop over and check it out.
I have some broken dishes blocks, part of my RSC challenge project, that some how got cut and sewn in the PINK month! WHAT!!! How did that happen??
I got the 12th and final First Saturday main block sewn up…….these blocks are hard! I had to look at the directions I typed up EVERY.SINGLE.TIME. I like the blocks so at least they’ve been worth it, right?
I went surfing in my shirting scraps and found I don’t have many pinks and, of the ones I have, I wouldn’t necessarily call them watermelon pink but they will do 😉 Can I say I.LOVE.MY.STUDIO.CUTTER? Having the dog ears cut off the triangles makes it SO easy to sew accurate HST’s. The same with the speaky/pike (peaky/spike) triangle square pieces. It’s awesome! Oops, got a little off track there….here are my broken dishes blocks for July.
Linking up with Soscrappy’s Saturday Rainbow Scrap Challenge linkup.
The blues are for a project I’m working on….next I’ll slice them and move the bits around before sewing them together. Probably the last I’ll share of them until the finished piece is shown in October.