Friday, 21 December 2012

Blockbase Sew Along #6


My block for the Blockbase Sew Along held over at the EQ blog 'Behind the Mouse':


This is #2354 of Barbara Brackmann's Encyclopedia of Pieced Quilt Block Patterns and is called Crazy Pieces. Now I am not going to pretend...had some major hassles with the matching of the points and had to undo this a couple of times.

Here are all of my 6 blocks. I think I need to go a bit easy on the white background and build in a bit more variety in the next few blocks. Not sure whether the dark red in the Kaleidoscope block goes with all the rest of it...will have to wait and see, I still have some darker fabric to use up from my Moda Jelly roll.

So far this is looking pretty interesting.



Until next time

Karin

3 comments:

  1. I am very impressed with your points. I still struggle to get all my points lined up.
    This is a lovely block and I love the way that the colours stand out or blend in. I am really looking forward to seeing all the blocks all together, I am sure that the red one will work in the end, I really like it at the moment.

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  2. Hi... yes, the points were a bit of a bugger on this one and I struggled with that. Given the white background it was fairly obvious, so that's why I undid it a couple of times to get it right, otherwise I probably would have left it.

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  3. Hi Karin, Thanks for visiting my blog. yes, yes, this time my points were hard to match, also had to undo, do, undo, do.... and I used the foundation paper... Maybe it was because of all the Christmas Sweets...
    Have a wonderful year with lots of sewing and birds coming to say hello to you!
    Ana

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