It was not a very auspicious beginning for my Nearly Insane Quilt! Nevertheless, the first two blocks are done.
I started with what was a really easy block and can you believe this is what I did?!?
I also forgot there were points to match in the centre of the pieces!
The fabric looked so pretty when I cut it out – it took me ages to do that, as I fussy cut those bouquets! I picturized it as flowers from behind a trellis. I don’t think I like it very much put together. The original block has two strong contrast fabrics. Perhaps quilting will make a difference?
Here is how it looks now.
The blocks will be all placed on point, so I will photograph them like that.
Number of pieces – 29
Level of difficulty – Easy.
Partly ( corners) foundation paper pieced
This block was, surprisingly, a toughie! The centre flower strip finishes at 3 and 5/8″. I could not draft it on Quilt Assistant, so I traced the template from the book.
Traced the block template from the draft in book by Liz Lois
I pieced all the strips first before joining them on the block template. I quite love this!
Number of pieces – 29 (Again!)
Level of difficulty – Easy ( If you don’t have to draft the block template).
Strips pieced first and then assembled on foundation paper.
I did mention that I am working on these blocks only two days a week? Which means you have to wait for that long to see the next block! I bid you goodnight with a quick peep into what is cooking next Wednesday!
Another look at the first two together…
7 thoughts on “Nearly Insane – The First Two Blocks”
A very ambitious project! It will be very neat to see your blocks as you go along. Summer Breeze III is my favorite fabric line. Good luck!
Thank you, I am going to need that luck! Most people have taken 3 to 5 years to complete it. And yes, Summer Breeze is really pretty, isn’t it?
Madhuji loved these too. Love your work. Can’t wait to see the rest of them.
Thank you, Kaushalya.
This is so pretty! I love the fabric and the blocks.wish this was a QAL too!
Very pretty blocks colors are great
Thank you! And for the reminder too. Must get back to this. 😛