Tag Archives: Blocks

Lipari bloghop: 2

A great visual effect with this mini quilt called Prism Plant Pot from Quilts From the Attic. Nick is a truly creative fan of Oakshott fabrics and we love his designs. He says this one was arrived at:

“After much thought and lots of fabric petting”

Quilts From The Attic-mini

The blogpost will fill you with confidence to carry out paper piecing, blocking, quilting; and gives you all measurements and fabric info you’ll need to create this tangential piece.

All the fabrics were used out of the Lipari Fat Eighths pack for the blocks, but Nick kept back the Milazzo and Pollara for the background and side and acquired some extra Scandinavia Uppsala for the top.

He has certainly brought out the jewel-like qualities of this fabric collection.

LIPXF8_Lipari-Fat-8ths-Pack_18cols

Flutter your creativity

Another Kiwi connection has been having fun with Lakes, log cabins and butterflies!

I sat down with some scraps from my Lakes bundle and sewed a wonky logcabin version of my butterfly pattern. It was unlike any version of the pattern that I had sewn before and I immediately fell in love with it all over again.

Lakes, logcabin and butterfly

In fact, so much fun she’s come up with a fantastic Butterfly Challenge for everybody to participate in.

As I looked at the block, it got me thinking about how much I love playing with established patterns and giving them a new twist. I also love seeing what other people do with my patterns, so I threw the two ideas together and spontaneously decided to run The Butterfly Challenge on my blog in the month of August.

 

Full details on her Tartanwiki blog. Thanks Juliet

(who said: your awesome fabrics have yet again inspired me!)

and we look forward to featuring the results (whatever material is used!)