Thursday, February 19, 2015

Sew Delicious Quilt Block Boot Camp - I'm joining in.

My bloggie bestie, Ros aka Sew Delicious has started a Quilt Block Boot Camp. I'm not a quilter. Yes I'll give it a go but I wanted to improve my accuracy - in cutting, sewing and construction. If I only have to do one little block a week, I can easily fit in the time to do that, right?

Ros started a Facebook group and each week announces the new block to try. Now I don't intend to create 52 cushions this year but that is what happened to the first two. 

Week one was this gorgeous Raspberry Kiss Quilt Block by Wooden Spoon Quilts. I played around a lot with different fabrics for this one. Really tested what would work together. This block is only little (4 1/2" square) so small prints work best. 

This one was donated to my son's third grade teacher as the two cushions she has in the reading corner are woeful. They might end up with a few more in the next few months. 

Week two was the Simple Heart Block by Cluck Cluck Sew. I actually cut them a little smaller than the tutorial (there is another table on her blog). I originally planned to do another 9 block cushion so cut a few more rainbow colours but as you can see, I'm clearly not spatially aware and didn't consider the end size!!

I loved how this one came together and it went along as a gift for a 6 year old little girl on the weekend. She loves it which is great. Was certainly a risk giving this instead of a toy!

Pop on over to Sew Delicious and join in the fun - if you want to expand your quilty skills.

1 comment:

  1. The cushions look wonderful! One day I will get off the sidelines and join you in - properly! For now I am just admiring :)


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