Monday, April 9, 2012

A little weekend sewing

A little weekend sewing led to a finished bee block for Brooke.  She's working on a Mod Mosaic quilt, and each of our blocks uses a gradated color scheme.  My color was green, and I think I may have gone a bit overboard in both adding from my stash as well as in emphasizing the gradation.  I had fun working on it, but I'm worried I didn't do a good job following direction here.  I hope you like it, Brooke!!  If not, I'll try again!  :)

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I also managed to make a boatload of tiny HSTs (thank you, Thangles!) that I'm thinking of using to border my NY Beauty mini. Still pondering on this one...

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Hope you all had a good weekend!  Happy Monday!

15 comments:

  1. Both look very lovely. I really like the little half square triangle colors.

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  2. Oh, I am loving that first block. So pretty!

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  3. I don't think I sewed a stitch this weekend! I'm starting to get a little twitchy. :) Love the block you made for Brooke! It's such a cool idea.

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  4. Well, I love it! I think it's a great bee block!

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  5. i have done very very little sewing over the last week as my mom was here. i am going to make up for it today i hope! xo love the block, i bet she loves it. and i love that happy little pile of hst's!

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  6. I love the block you made for me, Elizabeth! Your added stash fabrics look great too. The block will look awesome in my quilt!

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  7. The mod mosaic block looks fabulous. Brooke's quilt is definitely going to be a stunner when it is all together! Have fun with those HSTs!

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  8. Love your mod mosaic and your baby triangles

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  9. Love the bee block! Such cute HST's =D

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  10. Oooh, I really love that mosaic quilt -- it's gorgeous!

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  11. I have an idea for an HST project, but I think I need thangles. I didn't even know what they were for until recently. LOL

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  12. oh it is gorgeous. I think you have a perfect graduation of color. Beautiful mosaic. Also, congrats on being selected to teach at sewing summit this year. I am going for my second year. Yeah for us :)

    Lisa

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  13. You know I love seeing my little blenders in there! LOVE IT!

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  14. I like that graded block - I thought at first that it was a whole quilt! Lovely!

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