Sunday, 14 January 2018

SQUARED AWAY 2018...

Oh yes I have started a new project.
What can I say. Happy New Year, Happy New Project..
I have been following both Mari  & Angela's blogs for a while now. They do some great sewing.
The 2 of them have teamed up this year with a Mystery rainbow Sampler for the year.
I have weakened and decided to join in. I'm not sure if I'll stick to Angela's colours for any of the blocks but I have planned to sew along with a colourway. Red, Grey & cream. Christmas theme.

I got all these fabrics on special for $2.50 per metre. I have quite a few of these colours so I'm sure I'll have enough to complete a quilt. 
I'm not sure if I will make the quilt bigger or smaller or what/who it will be for.
Let's hope I keep on with it and get it finished.


All the pieces cut ready to sew.


3 Blocks completed.
Now I'll be waiting for next months block..


If you want to read about the basics you need to look at this post.



17 comments:

  1. That's quite a complex-looking block, but I can see when I look closer that it is just HSTs in the corner sections. Very effective!

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  2. Oh very nice work Jo... lovely colours!

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  3. Beautiful blocks, Jo! I love the colors you chose. All of the blocks will look great in those fabrics. It's going to be a beautiful quilt!

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  4. What a great bargain! They are going to make lovely blocks and really could be for any time of year.

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  5. Yay! Another row mystery for you. Your fabrics are WONDERFUL!

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  6. Great blocks, lovely colours, they really suit the block. Just finishing a baby quilt, using a grey fabric the same or very similar to yours.

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  7. Good luck with the BOM, love the fabrics you have chosen, the blocks look amazing.

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  8. Beautiful blocks, with Christmas theme! I love the way you interpret the challenge!

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  9. I love your fabric/ color choices! And you have the BEST photos in your header! Everyone looks so happy.

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  10. Wow! Great price, and they look fantastic together. I really love the next post, with the cousins meeting each other for the first time. What a poignant moment. I saw you mention on Deana's blog that it's too hot for much anything right now. You could sit in a cool spot and watch a show or listen to music or a book and hand stitch some Dear Jane or Nearly Insane blocks. Small, so they won't cover you at all like doing binding, and totally portable to get in a breeze or air conditioning. :) We're in the middle of our winter here in Colorado.

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  11. Your blocks look great! I am following along as well but I am going to use the colours of the each month. Great fabric find!

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  12. Pretty blocks Jo, what lovely fabrics and colours,

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  13. Love the blocks - they twinkle :)

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  14. It's very pretty so far. I look forward to seeing your progress each month.

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  15. great start love the colours for the blocks!

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