Saturday, January 8, 2011

January Bee and Swap

Hi all,

I am in a Bee called “Bee in Oz”. January is Emma’s month (I can’t seem to find a blog for Emma, if you know it can you let me know?). We could do any block we wanted, using her fabrics with a splash of red.

This is my sample block. It is a Nosegay block taken from the book Material Obsession. The fabric is the Where the Wind Blows range.

This is the real block. I hope Emma likes it. I love her colours!

The other thing I am in is the Inchy Flower Swap. We actually started in December and a couple even started in November. I asked for fresh modern fabrics.


This is the first two I have received, the one on the right is my Welcome flower and the one on the left is my December flower.  

This is the flower I made for my swappee for January. She requested citrus colours with a white centre. The green is a bit more citrusy in real life.

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Elyte said...

I love the black, white and red block. The block is perfect for those fabrics.

Oops-Lah said...

Lovely blocks, all of them. I can't believe you made a "practice" block first. You are very diligent indeed ;). Good for you. It looks like it's not an easy block to construct, it it? Now you can keep going and make yourself a quilt as you have already one block ;). Have a great weekend. Vreni x

Debbie said...

I have been waiting for your post this week and as per normal you have not disappointed me they look wonderfull. Look forwards to seeing the real thing. Deb.

Janet said...

It looks like you're in some fun swaps. I love the blocks, I always thought I'd love just one nosegay block to frame, I saw it in a mag years ago.

Michelle May-The Raspberry Rabbits said...

Ooooo! What fun swappies!
xx, shell

Wendyb said...

Hi Jess, hoping you're safe and well where you are.....the news about the floods is tragic...I hope you're not affected or if so, minimally!!!
Thoughts and prayers are with you sweety
XXX sugary hugs and blessings

Fiona said...

Looks wonderful!!! I plan to make a quilt one day with the Nosegay block. You look like you are going to have another busy productive year.