Tuesday, 27 October 2015

AHIQ - share your improv #2

Not much progress from me in the last couple of days, as we've come down south to visit large son in lovely Devon (and no photos because I failed to take big camera, forgot to charge small camera and talked too much so phone battery went too. This is very frustrating because there was so much I wanted to take pictures of, but such is life.)

Anyway, I have been thinking and talking about modern utility and incorporating traditional blocks but until Ann pointed it out I hadn't realised that my quiet quilt is doing exactly that:  it's just 9 patches...


and a freehand version of drunkard's path blocks.  


So, this time at least, I have been practising what I preached.



3 comments:

  1. Good for you for doing what you where talking about.

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  2. I usually do not buy collections of fabric, but the Moda fabric which is the upper left piece in the 9 patch caught my eye. I ended up buying a half yard of 17 of the 19 fabrics the quilt shop had of this collection - Nocturne. I improv pieced a drunkard path flannel quilt last year and recently finished it. I like how you did your block with the pieced pie part. I added another layer of complexity to the block.

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  3. Isn't it funny how sometimes we need the obvious pointing out to us! Sometimes we're just doing what we're preaching without even realising it, it's become second nature :) I really love the way this quilt is panning out and can't wait to see more :) I'll be back at the weekend to link up something I'm working on, in the mean time I'm off to check out some of the other wonderful pieces I spy above!

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