Sunday, 23 July 2017

The next Aussie Hero quilt...

This request is for Australian Native Animals.
I searched for pieces of fabric in my stash and cut as many big rectangles as I could, then smaller squares. 

I found some contrasting fabrics that matched.
Drew up a design and cut the strips.

Cut all the pieces, laid them out and started sewing.


I miscalculated these strips. They were 1" too short. Oh well, cut some squares and add them in.


Oops, I sewed these upside down. Time to unpick and reset.

Here are all the blocks done. 
Nearly a quilt top.
It won't be long.


I saw this design in Pinterest.
It's called BQ4 by Maple Designs.

11 comments:

  1. What a perfect pattern for large prints. The fabrics are adorable and this looks like it will be a beautiful finish...just perfect for the hero. Sorry you had some unpicking to do. Happy stitching! --Andrea

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  2. What a great design, random but organised. I like it very much!

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  3. Love the dark green colour.

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  4. There you go again, sewing up your stash to give to others in need. Great work!

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  5. Looks great... not a fan of reverse sewing as I am sure you aren't either.

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  6. this design works so well with your animal fabrics I do love a quilt with a variety of sized blocks a real beauty with lovely prints in

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  7. you are such an inspiration Jo. xo

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  8. What a fantastic flimsy. I bet it's finished and in the post...

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  9. That's going to be a great quilt! :0)

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