A few days before I had my not-so-crafty shoulder injury, I decided to pull out my ModernQAL blocks. You might remember if you’ve been hanging out here for a little while that last year the girls on the And Sew We Craft team decided to have a quiltalong based on this book:
We each picked a couple of blocks then made them over the course of twelve months. I hose the Spool Block and the Parisian Star Block, but you can see most of the blocks I made in this post: Quilt Blocks of 2013.
The time had come to put the blocks together into a quilt.
I decided that I would use my favourite 9 blocks to create a square quilt but after laying them out I felt they needed something more.
So I added some 2.5″ sashing between the blocks. I pulled out fabric, ironed and cut the sashing strips and laid it all out. Then I started sewing. All good. When school time arrived I picked up the kids thinking I would continue the last bit of sewing later on. Unfortunately I didn’t get back to it that day and now a couple of weeks of later I’m not really up to using the swing machine.
Another work in progress…
Find this book on Fishpond by clicking on the cover above, or find it on Amazon as well: Modern Blocks: 99 Quilt Blocks from Your Favorite Designers (Affiliate links)
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