Saturday, 28 June 2014

I found more yellow

More mellow yellow June blocks for the RSC Sampler. I made these today along with carting a couple of boxes of books to the studio.

I love the Alamo Star, and think it's my favourite block so far. Why?  Not because my seams are perfect because they aren't.  Because I got to use my new Tri Recs ruler to make it, and because when I first started quilting I joined an online group called Southern Cross Quilters, and this block is their logo.

I had loads of trouble with the framed 4-patch which should be really simple.  I had the wrong dimensions, then I adjusted them, but it still turned out too large.   Nothing a little trimming wouldn't fix though.

5 comments:

  1. Lovely blocks. So sorry you had trouble with the partial seam, but on the upside, the Alamo Star look great!

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  2. Nice blocks Deb. One of the ladies in my first ever quilt group used to belong to the SCQs. She was always talking about them.

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  3. I don't do small blocks...so truly admire yours! I agree with you that yellow really adds a pop to our RSC collection!

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  4. Great looking blocks. Nice to put a colour aside and look forward to a new one.

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  5. Blocks are looking good!

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