Wednesday, 7 August 2013

A new WIP: Scrappy Country Quilt

As you may know I decided to make another scrappy Country quilt using the Disappearing Four Patch block

 Love the look of this block and think that it lends itself particularly well for a scrappy type of quilt.



Going through my stash the other day, I finally decided to use my 'special country fabric'.  This is fabric I won (21 Fat Quarters) in a competition run by the Australian Patchwork & Quilting Magazine in 2011 (Vol 20, No 7) to celebrate Leutenegger's 120th birthday. The fabric was an assortment of prints from Windham Fabrics, Andover Fabrics, Henry Glass, Robert Kaufman, Blue Hill Fabrics and SPX Fabrics....just beautiful. This is a start...not sure what else I will throw in.

My selection so far



Have not progressed that far, but made a start. The blocks come together easily and accurately and finish up at 8 1/2in square. Bit out of practice with piecing though...took me a while to figure out which way to press my seams. Got all confused.

My progress so far




This is exciting!

Linking up to WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced with guest blogger Liz from Shush - I'm Quilting

Karin

4 comments:

  1. I too sometimes have trouble with pressing seams, but once I've made one block, successfully..I would keep that one close by the ironing board for reference. I love the disappearing four patch, looks so complex but very easy and simple to make.

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  2. Those fabrics are sew happy that after admiring them this long you are now using them to make such pretty blocks. Don't laugh! I heard them!

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  3. Your blocks are very pretty

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  4. Looks AWESOME! Can't wait to see it all come together. :)

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