Thursday, July 29, 2010

one block done


 I finally got to a little sewing. I've been so busy with life...agh...that I haven't been able to sew much yet. But I was able to make one block today. It doesn't look like too much but it's always surprising how much time even a simple block like this takes.

This block is another house for Gretchen who is kicking off Bee Modern Too with more of her houses for her quilt. I went with a wonky house this time but added some little neighbors to the block. I think that she is the drama queen of the neighborhood!


house block for gretchen



A detail of the interesting part!


detail of house block


I'm hoping tomorrow to work on the Japanese bee block. I have the fabric for that and I love to get the bee blocks out of the way as soon as possible. Then I need to get to major work on my swaps that are due at September. I feel bad because I've already got two of the blocks from the 3 x 6 bee and I haven't even started those blocks yet.



4 comments:

  1. I love the drama queen and her hound, colours tone in well. I am starting on the Japanese block today.

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  2. don't feel bad! i've already gotten 3 blocks and I haven't started either.

    i like the lady + pet you added...too cute! it gives the block a story instead of it just being a house :)

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  3. thanks guys. I think I like how it turned out...it's always hard for me to go wonky! LOL.

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  4. Woohoo you got some great bargains! Love your wonky block too, I've ordered some castle peeps and can't wait to make something with it.

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