Thursday, April 30, 2015

Tumbling Blocks Class

Hi everyone

Wow it been a long time since I last posted, so sorry to make you wait, if you are still with me.

Also several weeks ago I taught a class, at The Patchwork Angel, on the Tumbling Blocks quilt, pieced with strip sets and no Y seams, easy as...

But I now can not remember who's piecing is who's.  All the girls were great students and had wonderful fabrics to play with.  Thank you Christine L, Wendy, Sue, Christine M, Michelle, Nicky Shirley and Tracey for coming and sharing your passion with me.

Pretty pinks and blues

This is Michelle's bright citrus fabrics, fantastic

Modern aquas and greys

Striking pinks and purples

Subtle tan and blue

 Sue is  using many reds and blues for a traditional feel to the quilt.

And in solids for a very striking effect.

The whole quilt comes down to choosing the right values in fabrics and straight sewing, easy as....

And one of the girls showed her Metro Hoops quilt top, from a previous class with me.  This is fantastic with the dark background and vivid batiks, well done.

I am teaching both the Tumbling Blocks and Metro Hoops again at The Patchwork Angel, contact the shop for all the details.  These quilts are great in that they look complicated but are NOT....