Friday, September 30, 2011

Bonnie's Block

Sent this back a while ago, so this should be no surprise to Bonnie, but I'm glad to finally get a chance to share it with the group. As everyone else has said, this was a fun block! The tiny piecing was great, even if it came out a wee bit crooked in some places. Hope the reds are okay for you--some lean a little pink, but it's because I might be out of red scraps already! Speaking of--loving seeing the variety in everyone's blocks. This quilt is going to be fantastic!

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

bonnie's block

Here's my September block for Bonnie. I popped it in the mail today. I LOVE those tiny 1" squares! Thanks for a fun pattern to try, Bonnie. Your quilt is going to be charming!

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Monday, September 19, 2011

A Block for Bonnie

This was fun.
Since I'm working on a quilt using 1 1/2" squares of all different sorts of reds, I just dipped into that project and most of my pieces were already cut!

I hope it works for you, Bonnie.

It's my turn next. Gotta cook up something good for you all . . . Stay tuned!

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Bonnie's September Block

I put Bonnie's block together this afternoon and here is the result:

Hope it works with your plan Bonnie!

This sure is moving along very quickly.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

more on my block

If you have gotten carried away and used only one fabric fine. You do not have to confine yourself to two color reds...they can have other colors. Just let the red be predominate. Also small pieces sometimes tend to have minds of their own. If things don't quite match and are not quite straight, don't worry. It is all good. Bonnie

Monday, September 12, 2011

Oops. I goofed, too. In my zeal to get this done, I did all the same fabric on mine as well. I should have re-read your post and not relied on my memory of what you wanted. I remembered you wanted something that "reads" as solid, so I pulled out this fabric. I also thought the fabric was in keeping with the "traditional" look of the center fabric. I hope that's okay. Now that I look at it, the print on my red is sort of similar to the print on your fabric. I hope it doesn't compete too much. When I look at it at home and from a distance, I think it looks nice.

I'll be happy to remake it more scrappy if you want, however. I really liked making the block, and it went together quickly. I think this is going to make a really great quilt. Did you design the block yourself, Bonnie?

And amazingly (for me) it is exactly 9" square!

Just let me know if you want me to do it again!

Stephanie (AKA Mama Pea)

Friday, September 9, 2011

September Block for Bonnie

I got the fabric in the mail yesterday, and went for it.  Oops!  Now I see that you wanted something more scrappy.  I'd be happy to do it again if you want, Bonnie.  It was a fun block!  Haven't worked with tiny pieces since beginning quilt class.  I felt that magic again. 

Sunday, September 4, 2011

Oh My!

I was planning to post my block for this month on Sept 1., however there seems to have been a cosmic convergence at my house. My husband had to go out of town for several days and as soon as he left my computer wouldn't boot up when I turned it on. Since he is my inhouse tech support I waited for him to get home. In the interim I made arrangements for Andrea to call me to be able to post my computer troubles, but as I went to get a writing implement to write down her phone number I inadvertently deleted her voice mail. This sounds much more amusing now that when I wasn't sure that I would be able to get my blocks out or not.

My tech guy got my computer to work mostly. It is kind of limping along...takes 30 minutes to get online and I don't dare turn it off. I can post my block though, and let you know that I will be sending out fabric packets on Tuesday. I wasn't quite sure what I would need to include in the package. I will send some directions for cutting out the pieces, but there is no tutorial as this block is so simple, it shows you how to put it together.

I am sending the center square and cream solid, the reds I would like to be scraps or whatever that you have. Fabrics that read mostly red. The second picture shows a pile of 3 inch drunkard's path blocks that I will somehow use as a border. Actually in a moment of insanity I made about 200 of them and my lovely blocks from this exchange will make a fun challenge to make it all work together.

Thanks for you patience, Bonnie

Oh My!

Oh My!