Monday, October 26, 2015

39 Blocks Before Baby: Week Twelve

This past week, I got to make one of my most favorite quilt blocks of all time - the spiderweb :) I've made quite a few spiderweb blocks over the years, and while it's a super tedious block to make, it's by far one of my favorites because of the sparkling effect you can create with them! I also made another block I've made a few times, the Crown of Thorns block, which is another great classic block that has so much vibrance to it.

Spiderweb - 39 Blocks Before Baby by Elizabeth Dackson

Spiderweb
I adore this block. This is the first 12" spiderweb block I've made - and if you're an Epic Sampler BOM subscriber, you'll find out how exactly I managed to pull that off in a few months when this block pops up for the club - and I'm so glad I tackled that, because I think it's going to add so much to the finished quilt. It's also great for all those leftover bits and bobs from previous blocks!


Crown of Thorns - 39 Blocks Before Baby by Elizabeth Dackson

Crown of Thorns
Loads and loads of HSTs aren't always my favorite thing in the world, but I do really love them in this block. They're worth the effort here, for sure. I especially love the mix of the blues with the yellow/gold center of the block - it's a color combo that I'm often drawn to, actually.

Have a wonderful week everyone, and a happy Halloween this weekend!

5 comments:

  1. I love the spider web block...and can't wait to try it for the Epic Sampler BOM!

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  2. Your web is just gorgeous in those colors.

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  3. I am doing the Epic quilt BOM. I love these blocks and can't wait to piece them. Thanks for sharing

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  4. Elizabeth, I just love the colors you are using for all your blocks--especially these 2! You always challenge me (a beginner) to try new color combinations and to strive for that precise piecing you always achieve :)

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  5. Excited for November's blocks!

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