Tuesday, March 1, 2011

It's my turn!

First off, thank you all for the pillow love yesterday!  That pillow is quite possibly my favorite that I've made so far, and that's saying a lot!  It was so much fun to try something new.

It's my turn in the super fabulous {Sew} Beautiful Bee this month, and I'm totally excited.  After making a test block a few weeks back, I knew exactly the block I wanted for the girls to make...

But I couldn't decide - did I want to go the same route I did with my test block and stick with loads of Anna Maria Horner?  Or, did I want to pull something else from my stash, like my collection of MoMo fabrics or some Modern Meadow?  I made a few different stacks of fabric, and finally over the weekend, I started to cut into my AMH stash, and therefore made a choice.  Indecisive no longer!  I busted out my rotary cutter and made the first few cuts before I changed my mind again.

Photo by Megan @ Canoe Ridge Creations
I'm super excited for my packages to start arriving for the awesome girls in my bee, I can't wait to see how they all like this block.  I plan to sash these blocks, with some super skinny white sashing, so that they look a bit more like stars than spiderwebs.  I can't wait to see all these blocks come together.  I'll be making a bunch more of these blocks, too, because I really want this quilt to be mighty big and cozy.  And because some crazy part of me really likes paper piecing...


  1. That's a great block. These bees are so fun! Love seeing the collaborative effort come together!

  2. My package came yesterday! Can't wait to get started!

  3. This block is absolutely beautiful. Great choice of fabrics!

  4. Got my fabric yesterday! This is going to be an awesome block, can't wait! : )

  5. Beautiful! It's going to be a stunning quilt with all that lovely AMH.

  6. Yum! I think I will be starting mine this afternoon. :)

  7. Yay! Doesn't it feel good to have decided? Your quilt is going to be beautiful - I absolutely adore AMH.

  8. I got my package today! So excited to work with these fabrics and to make such a pretty block!

  9. This block is AMAZING! I love it!


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