Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Tula Pink mini front - Building Blocks Tuesday

I've been plenty busy around here.  I am STILL cleaning and dusting from our remodel.  But, I have made some significant progress there.  In fact, I have removed myself from the dining room and am sewing back in my dungeon studio.  There is still dust falling, but I am happy to be back in my own space.

I've even started working on several of the mini's I am making for swaps due this month and next.


Esme Restyled block with Tula Pink Saltwater

This paper pieced block is called "Esme Restyled" and was found in issue 16 of Love Patchwork and Quilting magazine.  I made it for my partner in the Tula Pink Mini Swap, where we had to use Tula Pink fabrics.  I made this one with the green colorway of Saltwater, and I hope my partner likes it.  I considered fussy cutting the fabric so that each triangle would be the same, but I didn't quite have enough.  In the end, I like how the octopus seems to be peeking out of some of the triangles.

I will be working on the quilting later today, and I am hoping to keep it simple.  But, you guys know me, I will probably start simple and before I know it every millimeter will be quilted.  Only time will tell!

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What blocks have you working on this week?  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

Rules:

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,

Jen




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