Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Country Threads Block of the Month December - 2013

It probably looked like I dropped the ball on this one and it DID slip a little!  But last week I got the last two blocks completed for the Country Threads Block of the Month 2013 project.  Sorry for the bad photos.  We had a few precious minutes of sunshine during which I tried to quickly snap some pictures.  The top block is actually a six inch square and the bottom is 12 inches:

Once all of these blocks were finished there were a few blank spots in the layout to be filled in with half square triangles.  I decided instead to add a few more blocks of similar design.  So far I've added these:


And here's the whole collection on the design wall.  I'm still planning on sashing between the blocks since it looks a bit hectic to my eye.  I'll probably rearrange a bit also since a present I have a lot of similar blocks together:
 
And then this will be added to my "ready for quilting" pile.  Can you see why my 2014 goal is to just say "No" to new projects?  I really want to get these all completed before moving on to other things.
 

6 comments:

  1. the first two look like the Triforce from the Legend of Zelda games. I like it!

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  2. Your piecing looks perfect from this end of the computer!

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  3. Typed my comment in the wrong box ... doh, that's what happens when you've been up for 17 hours! Anyway ... well done you for finishing the blocks, I really like seeing them all together and your photography is perfectly fine so don't apologise :)

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  4. I've been waiting to see what color you decide for the sashing on this one. Nice finish of the blocks.

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  5. Those are great blocks. I really like that one with the 3 cheddar squares and all the 1/2 triangles. What is that one?

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