Sunday, March 22, 2015

Challenged by tiny pieces

My pieced blocks for Saturday Sampler are done and this one was a little challenging.  There are 64 pieces in this little block - Yikes!!  Believe it or not this block is only 6.5" square and there is a 12.5" version too, which was much easier.  My real purpose this year for Saturday Sampler is to work on skills - both applique and small blocks.  


Blocks this small with so many pieces do not want to lie flat.  I pressed most of the seams open and that did help a lot.  I still have the applique block to make but that will have to wait until later in the week.  

I've linked up to Design Wall Monday at http://www.patchworktimes.com so check out what other quilters are working on this week.

5 comments:

  1. I just did this block for a donation quilt in one of my guilds. Not my choice. It as the larger one, but I hated all the pieces. I think I ripped out every one of those paatches at least once in the making of it all.

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  2. Nice job in the block! I'm determined to make several small quilts this year even though I don't like fussing with small pieces.

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  3. Great block, only 6.5 inches yikes!! I think I just made a whole quilt with few pieces that your one little 6.5 in block. But yours is way much prettier :)

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  4. I love your block! You did very well on such a small block!! It is very pretty in these fabrics.
    Susie

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  5. This is a great block for using up all those extra half square triangles. Thank you for sharing!

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