Friday, 13 January 2017

Using up some block swap blocks and a quilting project block

I was looking through some odd boxes I have and came across these blocks I received in the 12" & 6"  block swaps. I asked for autumn colours and maple leaves.
These groups blogs are no longer operating as they are on Facebook. I am not so I don't see what is happening but I wanted to do something with the blocks.
http://quiltingblockswapsaustralia.blogspot.com.au
http://6inchblockswapsaustralia.blogspot.com.au
  This is the centre block that I used. It was a quilt as you go, raw edged applique and machine quilting techniques taught by Helen Godden.... what was I to do with it.. I don't do wall hangings...
Machine quilting class with Helen Godden held at Heathcote Quilters 
https://jobutterfield.blogspot.com.au/2013/09/workshop-with-heathcote-quilters.html

So this is what I have come up with so far....
A play with ideas

This is what I have decided on

9 comments:

  1. The blocks have made a grey quilt top...
    Love you Bonnie Hunter mystery in previous post...

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  2. Love the centre of the quilt Jo, will look amazing once you have it all together.

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  3. I have blocks from those groups as well...must use them.
    Your leaves look great...xox

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  4. Love how you are putting th blocks together. Well done for tackling some swap blocks.

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  5. Ooh, what a smashing centre, Jo.
    And the maple blocks... what a great idea to request those for a swap.

    Ooh, I love to see projects coming together. xo

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  6. Great use of your blocks and class project...looking good...

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  7. I just love the look of this Autumn quilt - clever clogs! :)

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  8. Fabulous idea! I do a few wallhangings, but mostly I like queen sized quilts that will fit my beds.

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  9. hi Jo .... your quilt is going to look fantastic ... and when you get it done i would be happy to post it on the swaps facebook page to show what a beautiful quilt you made from your swap blocks ..... I too have swap blocks to turn into tops ... and i am still getting more lol

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