Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Finally back at quilting!

Today started off with a spectacular sunrise, extraordinarily warm, with autumn leaves gently swirling - it was a beautiful moment to soak up strength for the day.  And boy did I need it - it was a huge fire-fighting day at work.

But I still had energy at the end of the day, playing with a new block design.  It's from the Nov/Dec '10 edition of "Quiltmaker" magazine, Anita Grossman Solomon's "Anita's Arrowhead" pattern.  It's very efficient - no wasted fabric, a very clever technique that I'm really liking!  The article gives instructions to make an 8" block, and I also made two 12" blocks and a 15" block.

Also on my design board, one of the "10 Minute Blocks" from this technique ...

Cut Up New House Celebration

Cut Up At the "Pieces of Magic" Quilt Show held by the Oxford Quilters' Guild this May, Sew Sisters' booth had a beaut...