Tuesday, August 2, 2011

OUT- Mod Mosaic...

IN..... Traditional Mosaic!

I was a little sad to say goodbye to this block....


for my Modern Sampler!

But it just wasn't doing it for me!

So while looking for inspiration I found Lee's Summer Sampler Series, over at 


Freshly Pieced...

which included a Mosaic block!

(I have followed Lee's lovely blog since she was sent me a beautiful quilt as part 


of DQS10!)

So this is what I have made!


Lee's directions were spot on!


She even advises the best way to iron the seams, resulting in a VERY neat block!

Sometimes the seams were ironed opened, sometimes one way!
Even the back is pretty!

So all blocks for the Modern Sampler are now complete.

I have now set about making some blocks all the same size.....


and adding some flying geese....

But that's a story for another day!


Happy sewing!

SUZ 

11 comments:

  1. Suz,
    Great SEWing on the front and back. Love the blue color, it sets off the prints SEW well.

    Happy quilting

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  2. I can't wait to see how this one all comes together.

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  3. Love how you used that blue background!! Can't wait to see the finished piece!

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  4. Yay...the new block is great! Your modern sampler will be fantastic...cant wait to see it all together!

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  5. Great blocks. I love the green and blue together.

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  6. Yes, It's perfect!! Your other block could be a matching cushion? Thanks for showing us the back, there's a real art to ironing seams. Its been fun seeing this quilt evolve.

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  7. It's looking good! Can't wait to see it all together.

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  8. It looks great, Suz! Beautiful colors, and I can't wait to see how it looks in the final quilt. Glad you liked the tutorial! : )

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  9. lovely blocks you have there!

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