Thursday, June 14, 2012

May Bee Blocks and a Winner

I had some fun bee blocks in the month of May, though it took me a while to finish them. (And post about them!)

Colorful Churn Dash block for Felicity

For the Stash Trad bee, Felicity asked for colorful churn dash blocks. This is the bee where we make traditional blocks from our own scraps and stash, so I really busted out the color for this one. Churn dash blocks are so easy to make, very beginner-friendly, so if you're looking for something like that I highly recommend it.

Improv pineapple block for Angela
For the Sew Beautiful bee, Angela sent each of us a charm from fabric she purchased on a trip to Hawaii. She added some other colorful prints and solids and asked for this improvisational pineapple block (a pineapple block for a Hawaiian quilt, of course!) I can't wait to see how this one comes together, it's going to be fabulous! And what a wonderful souvenir from her trip. I especially love the wicker-look print from Tula Pink's Nest collection.

Planetarium block for Corinne
And finally, for the Milwaukee Modern Quilt Guild bee, Corinne asked for the Planetarium block from Elizabeth Hartman's Practical Guide to Patchwork. Corinne gave us some lovely Art Gallery prints to work with, and asked for borders in bright solids. Another fun one!

And speaking of Art Gallery, I owe you all a winner of the Rhapsodia bundle from my Fat Quarter Gang post. The winner is #47, Wendy, who said: "Oooh, I would love to win. Going to look at the tutorial now. Thanks!" Wendy, I've sent you an email. And if any of you missed my Ruffled Zipper Pouch tutorial, go check it out!


Chrissy said...

Love those churn dash blocks! :-)

Debbie said...

oh I love the Planetarium block - one of the first bee blocks I made!

Artsy-Craftsy Ivy said...

Those churn dash blocks are adorable! Great fabric choices! :)

ShirleyC said...

I have always loved the churn dash block pattern. This is lovely!

Sara (My Semi-Creative Life) said...

Love the pineapple block! Would love to see how that quilt turns out

Claire Jain said...

I love the pineapple block!

OPQuilt said...

I need to get working on my next Bee-thing. Great inspiration today!

Elizabeth E.

Cherie said...

Love the blocks such a great range of colours =D

Katy Cameron said...

Love the variety of blocks

pink daisy said...

I love those churn dash. The stripes and dots are inspired!
I like to do them wonky style too.

Kim said...

I love the blocks!!!! SO happy!

Heidi Grohs said...

I have been struggling for the perfect idea for the Hawaiian bundle I bought in Maui last year and I love that idea!!!

Cathy said...

Love the blocks. So colorful and happy. Hugs

Jovita said...

I am always a sucker for Churn Dash blocks but these just take the cake - I LOVE 'em!

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