I love the way this lady takes a basic ‘foundation block’ and turns it into something much more intricate by “applique’ing” more pieces onto it – you can see the step by step on the front cover of the book above. It’s ingenious!!!! It’s a really lovely sort of layered effect and so much easier to make your points and seams match perfectly. I like anything that makes that part easier ;o)!!!! This block started out as a pinwheel block and the darker triangles were applique'd on .....This one also started as a pinwheel block and the pink parts are applique'd on. I’m using a “Fig and Plum” layer cake for my blocks …. Just love the colours … this is my progress so far … I think I’ve got a fair way to go before I’ve got enough for my quilt ;o).
I’ve been pulling some yardage out of my stash for the “in-between” blocks and I’m ok with the two on the right but still wondering about the other one …. I like the cream spot, and I like the large floral for the border, but even though there’s a peachy colour in the pieced blocks I’m wondering whether I might prefer a pinky shade instead of the one on the left for the darker squares in those “in-between” blocks – waddyathink???
I’ve really enjoyed making these blocks … it’s great to find a new technique to try. Have you tried anything new lately???