Tuesday, February 3, 2015

February Goal - ALYOF

As I was pondering what project to make my February goal for  A Lovely Year of Finishes with Sew Bittersweet Designs, I found myself really wanting to play with some of the orphan blocks that are piling up in my sewing room. 




I have quite a few of these 2" (Yikes!) hourglass blocks I made using some block trimmings from a previous quilt I made.  I have grouped them and pinned them with safety pins so I can sew them into some larger blocks as a leaders and enders project.  I love to have projects organized so when I get a chance to sew, I can be really productive!




I also have these nine 8" pinwheel blocks that I want to incorporate into the project.  Not sure yet how it will all come together but I hope to have a finished quilt by the end of the month!



A Lovely Year of Finishes


So how about it?  Are you ready to join me over at BitterSweet Designs and commit to what you hope to achieve this month?  I hope to see you there!







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16 comments:

Alycia said...

Hmmmm I wonder what you will create?? Enjoy!!

Beth said...

I love to see what you make! I need an easy goal this month not sure what it will be yet!

Yvonne @ Quilting Jetgirl said...

It will be interesting to see how you combine these blocks, especially with the size difference between them.

Jasmine said...

I am so excited to see how this turns out. You always have such fun ideas.

Cassandra said...

I am very intrigued with the small hour glass blocks. I can hardly wait to see how it comes together!

Judy@Quilt Paradigm said...

LOVE those little 2 inch squares!! Can't wait to see what you create with these :)

Terri Ann said...

Love the colors on the hour glass blocks. I don't think my head could wrap around doing a leaders and enders project. I usually use a selection of 5 ratty pieces of scrap and I pull out the threads when it becomes unruly! The pinwheels are great, no repeat fabrics int he colors but they blend beautifully!

Jennifer Moore said...

Great color selection! I love HST quilts!

hydeeannsews said...

hourglass and pinwheels are both great blocks! good for you for getting some projects organized and ready to go. good luck with your finishes!

Linda said...

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Ruth said...

Love the colourful pinwheels. Looking forward to seeing how you combine them.

Barb N said...

Looks like you've got some fun 'play' time ahead of you. We're all waiting in anticipation of what you come up with!

Lucy said...

good luck with the project.... it looks like it will be a fun experience! Can't wait to see what you do with it. www.crazyforpurple.com

Jenn @ A Quarter Inch from the Edge said...

Love the colour palette on your HSTs/pinwheels. Best of luck on achieving your February goal!

Melia Mae Quilting said...

I love your pinwheel blocks. I can't wait to see what you decide to make them into. They turned out great!

Elita@Busy Needle Quilting said...

I'm sure you'll come up with Some Kind of Wonderful Quilt! Looking forward to seeing what it becomes!

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