Monday, August 23, 2010

Blocks 7 & 8

I got in gear this weekend and managed to catch up on my blocks for Saturday Sampler. I hate falling behind on these, because then it becomes very easy to just set them aside permanently. And I'm loving these blocks.


Block #7 is Queen Victoria's Crown. The center went together fast - and then the outer rows took awhile. Too many little triangles. And one of the edges refuses to straighten out with pressing. However, I know that when I sew it onto a sashing it will be OK.



Block #8 is called Arizona. This one was much easier. My only bit of panic is comes with wondering how much of each fabric will be needed to finish the final 4 blocks. One of my pink fabrics has much less left than all of the others. But this is a sampler quilt, so substitution may be OK in the end.



7 comments:

  1. Love the pink and brown blocks. They are so pretty and the color combo draws me to them.

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  2. How fun! I'm going to have to follow you now to see how your finished quilt will look! I love the pink and brown with the white! Awesome! Feel free to stop by our blog and enter our giveaway for free fabric or other goodies! http://44thstreetfabric.blogspot.com
    Cheery wave from Bev

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  3. I love the fabric in that block! I became a follower just to see how that quilt turns out! I wish those blocks were cupcakes, because they look delicious!

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  4. Very pretty, love the pink and brown...

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