Wednesday, April 25, 2012

What's Happening Wednesday


I jumped ahead and finished the remaining two blocks in the New York Beauty Quilt Along.  This quilt along started March 5 and is sponsored by Sara at Sew Sweetness.  Thanks to Sara and all the wonderful quilters who provided tutorials for each block.  I have been paper-piecing for ages but I did discover a few new tricks.  The blocks are found here.  Now I have to decide which way I will set my blocks.

 I will need to make four more blocks if I want to finish this layout

For this layout I can add a border and be done.  A pieced border I think. 



These blocks are 8"finished. There are 10 designs but I had to leave one out because I made a mistake in printing out the pattern and when it was sewn it measured an inch too small.   This will be a wallhanging when complete. 

Or how about this?

However it ends up I am calling this "The Beauty of Scraps" 

Still plugging away at FMQing my RRCB. Hope to be able to show and tell about this next week. 
I am linking up with The Needle and Thread Network so stop by and see what is going on.  Lots of great work.

17 comments:

  1. Your blocks are amazing! :0)

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  2. I like the top two pictures of layouts better than the last one...if you are asking for opinions ??!!
    I dont know how to paper piece...these blocks are stunning!!

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  3. Oh those are just amazing. I love the colors you have, so relaxing to me, yet incredibly exciting. I love the first layout, and the second and the last. Wait, that doesn't help does it ;) The blocks are amazing are are certain to look spectacular no matter what setting you choose.

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  4. Oooh I love the middle one. It looks like a collection of sunrises from many perspectives. Very interesting! Each one needs to be looked at in that layout I think. You know? Each block holds equal interest in the overall composition. (oh look at me talkin' all artsy fartsy lol)

    Thanks for linking to TN&TN!

    ~Monika K.
    sewing in Saskatoon

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  5. I agree with Monika. The 9 blocks just set in 3 x 3. They are so very lovely!

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  6. Your New York Beauties are amazing!

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  7. Your blocks are wonderful! The second arrangement really shows how different each block is, though any arrangement you choose will be lovely.

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  8. Thanks for you nice comment Linda.
    I like # 2 design for the NYB. But all are great. and your FMQ sample is really nice!!

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  9. Beautiful! These are just gorgeous blocks!

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  10. You do beautiful work, and I can't decide which lay-out I'd prefer, sorry.

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  11. Beautiful blocks. I personally like the middle layout.

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  12. The second one's my favourite. I love scrappy quilts!

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  13. Your blocks look amazing, Linda!

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  14. So much work...but, AWEsome!

    hugz,
    annie
    anniesrubyslipperz.com

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  15. I really like the third layout. Whichever arrangement you choose, they are wonderful blocks.

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