One Block Wonder Progress

I wanted to give a little update on my Kaleidoscope quilt, or One Block Wonder as some know it. This is such a fun project although tedious at times. The biggest problem I've had was with the layout was having a place big enough to lay it all out, as I discussed in my last post. Soooo, this is my version of Bruce Seeds' quilt named "The Ring," although I acknowledge mine isn't as incredibly artistic as his. I recognize I'm not as creative as many other quilters, but I'm happy with my abilities. And, hey, imitation is the highest form of flattery :) And this is my progress thus far.... 14 of 26 rows sewn. Next will be sewing the rows together and adding the borders. The best way for me to

Holiday Sewing

As everyone is gearing up for the 4th tomorrow, I've been happily sewing in my quilt studio. I purchased a colorful fall panel to use in my one block wonder quilt, and hopefully it will end up as beautiful as some of Bruce Seeds' quilts. The colors are definitely fall but they are big shapes which should be perfect for this process.. Since I used panels, I layered six and pinned various places to make sure the pattern was aligned perfectly through all the layers. Then cut into 3 3/4" strips. After cutting the strips, I cut the 60 degree triangles and stacked them up, ready to sew. I think I've got about 70 hexagons made so far. I originally purchased 12 panels but ordered 6 more from the

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