Monday, March 17, 2014

Do. good stitches Blocks

 Happy St. Patty's Day to ya! I've got a corned beef in my slow cooker and plans to make irish soda bread and shamrock shakes for dessert. I may even get a pot of gold in the form of rolos for a table centerpiece. :)

We've been working hard in the Faith Group of Do. good stitches! I haven't shared our blocks for the last few months and wanted to do an update of all our happenings.

In December Anita had us try the wonky log cabin. I am the first to admit I really didn't love this block. First of all, I'm not a big fan of the whole wonky thing, second, it was just tricky and I don't really love how mine turned out. But I have to say the finished quilt does look pretty fun!

For January we went wonky again! Melissa had us do a pair of wonky stars. We each chose a single color to do both a large and small star.

Then she took all our stars and put them in rainbow order, isn't it bright and cheery!? I know a recipient from Restore Innocence will just love it.

For February Debbie had us do the Vice-Versa block from GenXQuilters. I'll admit this was one of my favorites! I'm not a huge churn dash fan, but I love the way this looks with the mirror of itself. And I love the colors Debbie chose.
This is a shot of her layout, isn't it so cool? I LOVE this quilt! Awesome job girls, it feels so good to be a part of such a worthy cause and be able to use my craft to help others. :)


Melissa said...

I didn't even THINK about the fact that we had wonky back-to-back! :) The good thing about the star was that you could go as wonky - or not - as you wanted. And, yes, it's a super cheery quilt. :) All of them are!! It does feel good to be a part of something so meaningful.
Great job stepping out of your comfort zone -- your blocks are all great!

Mosaic said...

I agree with you about wonky quilt blocks as I'm not a fan of doing them either. My OCD demands order. The quilt did turn out nice though.

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Would love to try this one day! Don't think I'd have the patience though... :)

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