A Notion or Two – March

Posted on March 14th, by Amy in a Notion or Two. 16 comments

Thanks to all of you that took the time to tell me about your ironing habits! It seems that most press their seams in one direction with a couple of exceptions. Within a couple of hours of posting and getting the first bit of feedback, I decided to check into my books that I first bought about quilting. I was thinking maybe it wasn’t in there :) It was – I probably skipped it as I already “knew” how to press seams. I’m completely self-taught in the quilting department :)

Moving on: My block for Sarah! Sarah sent over a great collection of prints with no real specifics for block design, just a bit of texture. I added pintucks!

I even got a cool shot of those cute little tucks —

I made this fabulous cake last night!! Delish – invite some friends over so you have a great excuse to make it! That’s what I did :)

Hope that you are enjoying your weekend ~

16 thoughts on “A Notion or Two – March

  1. 1
    another amy says:

    Those fabrics are so cool. And I love the tucks! Very cute.

  2. 2
    Melanie says:

    What neat tucks. It looks so Spring like in those colours too.

    Thanks for visiting my blog.

  3. 3
    A Spoonful Of Sugar says:

    Love the pintucks – excellent for adding texture!

  4. 4
    Stephanie says:

    Great fabrics. Love all the colors. I have never done pintucks but what a great block!!!

  5. 5
    Jackie says:

    I am glad the pressing tips were helpful. I love the block for Sarah. What a great idea for adding a little texture, pin tucks! By the way, that cake looks fantastic!

  6. 6
    Janis says:

    I love what you did with the tucks! You are so clever.

    The bundt cake looks scrumptious!

  7. 7
    Thimbleanna says:

    Very cute block Amy! I’ve never had the nerve to try a choc. cake with coffee in it since I’m not a fan of coffee flavor — can you taste the coffee?

  8. 8
    kristina says:

    I really like the texture on your block, great idea:)

  9. 9
    amylouwho says:

    I love this block! The pintucks are darling. I’m inspired to get mine done this week!

    That chocolate cake looks delightful!!

  10. 10
    Tipper says:

    So pretty-and I love the tucks!

  11. 11
    Marrdy says:

    Holy Kats!! That is some fancy quilting. Are those tucks? You are amazing.

  12. 12
    sewtakeahike says:

    love the pintucks you added Amy, very creative!

  13. 13
    Andrea says:

    Wow! I love the texture the pintucks create! I’d love to learn how to do that in my future quilts :-) Great work!

  14. 14
    Anonymous says:

    did I tell you I love your pin tucks, choice of fabric on your new purse giveaway etc…love mom

  15. 15
    Kelly O. says:

    those pin tucks just make it POP!

  16. 16
    Nanna says:

    So pretty! Love the tucks-very posh!

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