This pattern – Swoon – has been in the To Do Pile for six months or more. After waiting nearly three months for the fabrics to arrive from o/s, they finally found the cutting mat and blocks 1 and 2 are complete.
While I was waiting so patiently (not!) for said fabrics, I hit the scrap bin and whipped up a block called ‘Goose In a Puddle’ from one of Bonnie Hunter’s books. This block is approx 14″ unfinished, so you can see the Swoon Blocks are monster sized at 24″.
Swoon 1 and Swoon 2 (sounds like something from Dr Seuss)
Today was all about newsletters, updating websites, newsletters, meetings, brochures. Enough! I needed to clear my head and the Bernina need to go for a run. We found a jelly roll and some instructions for a Hexagon Quilt Along on Jaybird’s Blog. I’m only 6 months behind, but thought this looked like something relatively easy and fun to do.
In less than an hour, I had sewn 42 strips together, cut out the triangles and put togehter the first 3 hexies.
The fabric line is Botany
by Lauren and Jessi Jung for Moda
I took 2 of these charm packs – Moda Hushabye by Tula Pink
sewed them together, sliced and rearranged them to make a Disappearing Nine Patch pattern
added some off-white Kona cotton sashing
the backing fabric
and machine quilted it with a “meandering” design
The finished size is approx 50” x 50” . I hope baby Miss M likes her new quilt!