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Monday, February 28, 2011

Blogger’s Block-a-Palooza: Block #10 – Turned Geese

It took me a few extra days to get at Amy’s Creative Side’s 10th block for the Bloggers Block-A-Palooza due to a 3rd birthday celebration and a horrible cold…but I did it!

Block 10 - Turned Geese Amy’s method of creating the geese was a simple one…if I would have had a clear head and put all my fabrics right sides together.  Turns out that I got one of my four blocks put together properly…didn’t realize it until after I did the first round of cuttings so spent plenty of time seam ripping on this one (completely my own fault).  BUT I think it still turned out nicely and no one will ever know that I had to rip out the majority of these pieces…

 

I do really like how Amy created a block out of just two blocks (one being just a simple square…the other the flying geese) and created something that looks really complicated.  If you sit down and follow her directions…this block is not complicated at all!Blocks 1 - 10

An overview of the 10 blocks I have finished thus far.  I hope to get Block 11 put together tomorrow…right now my head is swimming too much and I don’t feel like ripping a bunch of seams again :)

SCHEDULE:

Monday, January 24
Block #1: John Adams
Quilt Dad

Thursday, January 27
Block #2: Elizabeth Hartman
Oh, Fransson!

Monday, January 31
Block #3: Amanda Sasikirana
sasikirana handmade

Thursday, February 3
Block #4: Cherri House
Cherry House Quilts

Monday, February 7
Block #5: Kaye Prince
Miss Print

Thursday, February 10
Block #6: Monica Solorio-Snow
Happy Zombie

Monday, February 14 Happy Valentine's Day!
Block #7: Heather Bostic
House of a la Mode

Thursday, February 17
Block #8: Angela Yosten
Moda Home Mom

Monday, February 21
Block #9: Scott Hansen
Blue Nickel Studios

Thursday, February 24
Block #10: Amy Ellis
Amy's Creative Side

Monday, February 28
Block #11: Fat Quarterly team
Fat Quarterly

Thursday, March 3
Block #12: Jennifer Davis
Sugar Stitches

Monday, March 7
Block #13: Tia Curtis
Camp Follower Bags & Quilts

Thursday, March 10
Block #14: Ryan Walsh
I'm Just a Guy Who Quilts

Monday, March 14
Block #15: Kerri Horsley
lovely little handmades

Thursday, March 17
Block #16: Vanessa Christenson
V and Co.

Thursday, March 24
Block layout: Julie Herman & Natalia Bonner
Jaybird Quilts and Piece N Quilt

TBD
Wrap-up, charity auction

TO See what everyone’s working on check out the flickr group:http://www.flickr.com/groups/bloggersblockapalooza/

It’s time to VOTE for your favorite Project QUILTING entry for the Hardware Store challenge:

http://kimscraftyapple.blogspot.com/2011/02/time-to-vote-project-quilting-hardware.html

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