Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Blocks, blocks, blocks and a Bag!

Hi everyone,

Over the last week or so I have been trying to catch up on a couple of things…I am in a Bee with the Quilt Club Australia Facebook group.

Feathered Star

This is the block for August, a Feathered Star. Quite a time consuming block, which is why I put if off for so long but it looks great when it is finished.

Now I only have to catch up with September and October!

Next up was the QAL…very naughty of me to be behind in the QAL I am co-hosting!

Block 5 - Jack in the Box

Block 5 – Jack in the Box.

Block 7 - Another Star 
Block 7 – Another Star.

Block 9 - Dutch Rose

Block 9 – Dutch Rose.

I still have Tippencanoe to do which is Jess’ latest block and I need to get going on the tute for this weeks block!

I have been so tempted lately to start something new! So instead of starting something big I thought I would make something that could be finished quickly!

Tote bag 2

And it was so nice to take a break and do something fairly quick and easy!

Sorry the photos are horrible, I took them last night so our friend could take the bag first thing this morning.

Tote bag 1

The outside fabric is Sandi Henderson Secret Garden and the Lining is Aqua Chevrons by Riley Blake.

I will definitely be making more of these bags so I will get some better pictures with the next couple! And I will try to remember where I got the pattern from – it was a freebie!

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barcord said...

Lovely blocks Jess. Another block is one of my favourites.

Cheryl's Teapots2Quilting said...

You can never have too many bags. Fun!

Jess said...

Way to go Jess! Awesome blocks - now I really have to get moving ;o)

Oops-Lah said...

Love all your blocks but your Feathered Star is indeed a STAR! It's absolutely gorgeous but I'm sure it was a ton of work. Your bag is fun and I agree, it's so satisfying to start and finish something in one day.

FarahLin said...

your feathered star and qal blocks are gorgeous!!!

love the bag too!