Monday, February 20, 2012

What You Are Making

The Freshly Pieced Flickr group has been up and running for a few months now, and I love seeing what you all have been doing with my patterns and tutorials! If my graphic design career has taught me anything, it's that creativity doesn't exist in a vacuum. So the innovative twists that people have put on my designs very often inspire me right back.

Here are just a few of the beautiful things that have popped up in the Flickr group recently. If you've made something inspired by a project you saw here on my blog, please join the group and add your photos!

Ribbon Star from Freshly Pieced
UllaBee's Ribbon Star block really sings in solids

Hexagon Quilt
Very cool hexagon quilt by CraftyJak, using my Hexing Around block

My Supernova Quilt Top
Brooke's version of my Supernova quilt using Castle Peeps

Mosaic
Mosaic block quilt by Debbie of Esch House Quilts

my new favorite block
One of Ara Jane's fabulous Arkansas Traveler blocks

Quilted Herringbone Pillow
Sew Crafty Jess's Herringbone pillow

Hexagon mug rug closeup
Hand-quilted hexagon mug rug by Sarah of Fairy Face Designs

Kissing Koi 2011
"Kissing Koi"—Patti (Retired to Quilt) made this take on my Kissy Fish pattern

Thanks, everyone, for sharing your creations!

13 comments:

  1. A lot of beautiful work there. Thanks for including my quilt!

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  2. oh wow, i love that hexie quilt. the colors are great and i love that the layout creates movement. perfect!

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  3. oh i love that kissing koi~! so so much!

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  4. These all look great! I still especially love the hexagon block you designed for the do. Good Stitches quilt-- I love seeing it in other colors and layouts!

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  5. Man, coolness overload!!!!! Very nice work!!!!!

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  6. Love all those interpretations, great inspiration! Thanks for including my pillow :-)

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  7. Great collection of inspiring makes

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  8. Love all your tutorials so much, Lee! Thanks for including my Kissing Koi. It remains one of my all time favourites!

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  9. Hi Lee, I love everything you do. BTW...my version of "Chain Reaction" is up on the Quiltmaker blog. http://www.quiltmaker.com/blog/quiltypleasures
    I'd love to know what you think.
    Hugs

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  10. Thanks for including my Supernova, Lee! (And thanks to my local MQG bee mates for helping me put it together.) Seeing all these reminds me that I wanna try your hexagon block way bad.

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  11. Oh the coolness of all your inspiring designs!

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  12. Fun to see all these--kind of like being a Quilting Den Mother, right? I'm glad you took some time to highlight what caught your eye--I'll have to head over there to see what other treasures have been posted.

    Elizabeth E.
    opquilt.com

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  13. Aw, thanks for featuring my solids block. I have to say it was truly so fun to watch that baby come together and form the folding ribbon. Thank you so much for sharing the tutorial! Love that hexagon quilt too, I will have to try it soon!!!

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