SewConnected – April

Posted on April 27th, by Amy in SewConnected. 15 comments

For a super rainy Saturday, with less the 100 unread emails waiting for me, I set to make my swap blocks! For April, John had sent a great assortment of favorite prints and asked that we make some variation of log cabin blocks. I set out to make a 12.5×18.5″ rectangle (he was asking for specific squares and rectangles) and after double checking my math a couple times – came up with this:

SewConnected for John - April

I love the way this turned out, and I’m even thinking I would love my own quilt with these blocks in various sizes! With the solid white/parchment in there it makes a very striking block – at least in my opinion! :)

I made a second, less successful block too – John has agreed to add a final border to it, and make it the size that he needs as he’s constructing the top.

Extra Block for John

I have a couple of people I’m still waiting to hear from on the Quilt Festival Winner’s post – please go make sure it’s not you. This evening I will be selecting alternate winners.

Hope you have a great Monday!!
Blessings ~

15 thoughts on “SewConnected – April

  1. I love how the red and white block turned out. It’d be fun to see more like this. :)

    Congrats on your successful quilt festival!

  2. Oh what fun to find a man that quilts. I personally would like to find one that likes to cooks, so I can quilt! Cooking is just not my thing, altho’ baking is fun. Oops, time to take the banana bread out of the oven!

  3. Wow, I love that red and white block. I like the different size. Can’t wait to see what you do with it.

  4. Hi Amy- Wow I love the red and white block! would you mind sharing the strip measurements?
    Thanks Debbie

  5. Debbie in San Diego –
    My inner strip was 2.5×8.5, just build up from there! That inner tiny strip may not be necessary – I have found that my 1/4″ is a tad big and shows up when there’s multiple seams in a block :)

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