Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Feather blocks - Building Blocks Tuesday

feathers block

I was beginning to wonder if I was ever going to get some sewing time in.  Last week was busy and tough, but my wonderful hubby let me sneak down to my studio for a little quite time on Sunday.  I was able to finish up the last few feathers I needed for this quilt.

WAY back in March of 2013, I asked my Make it Modern bee mates to help me with these blocks.  I asked them to make feathers in fall colors, and they made some gorgeous blocks!  Can I just say, these blocks are not hard, but they aren't easy either.  Each block I made came out a different size, and I can't just blame the printer.  Did my bee mates complain?  Nope!  They did their best and I have some lovely feathers to show for it.  Thanks again and again Ladies!

My Lazy Bum friends chose this quilt as my April challenge.  I didn't finish it, but I did make some progress.

feathers flimsy

It became a flimsy and magically got backed and basted, all in a Sunday.  Perhaps it will get quilted on another Sunday soon.

I just love the different colored backgrounds, and each feather is so unique.

What blocks have you working on?  I would love to see.  Link up your fabulous blocks.  You put a lot of hard work into them - show them off!  This free linky will stay open until the first Monday of next month, but I will repost it every Tuesday until a new month starts.

Quilter in the Closet


1) Please link up only to the page in your blog showing your wonderful blocks, not just the blog homepage.  Flickr pictures are also OK.
2) Make sure to put your blog name as the description so people know where they are going or the name of your block!
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Thanks for reading!



  1. That's coming along great! Recently I've been on puppy duty, and he is incompatible with the sewing machine and iron cords so I have been getting help from my OH too so I can get some sewing in!

  2. The flimsy looks great - and I love the orientation of the feathers! And hey, as long as the project's moving forward, it's a win. :-)

  3. I love what your Bee mates have done with this pattern, looking forward to seeing the finished quilt!

  4. that's come together brilliantly! I love it!

  5. I love that quilt. The feathers are amazing xx


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