Sunday, October 1, 2017

Oh Scrap! ; Burgoyne Block

Well, I am still ignoring my sewing room - but thank goodness for my Sunday blog commitment!
I did spend a couple of hours in there on Saturday so I would have something to write about.  I finished a few more boring brown blocks for my sister's quilt...





But I spent most of that time cutting and sewing up this second Burgoyne Surround block.
Isn't it pretty!




 Now I have a total of two blocks completed.  So many more to go....


I am looking forward to seeing what the RSC color announcement for October will be.  That will give me even more reasons to ignore my sister's quilt!  :)



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    15 comments:

    1. I used to think about making that block then thought it looked like too much work!

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    2. It does look like a lot of work! How many blocks are you planning on making and what size is it? As long as you stay steady...you'll get there! It is an amazing block!

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    3. Beautiful Burgoyne blocks! I'm so tempted to start making some myself.

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    4. Very pretty blocks, with lots of itty bitty pieces! Sometimes needing to write a blog post is my only motivation for getting into the sewing room. Hope your sewing mojo returns soon.

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    5. These weekly links parties are good for productivity. October is orange -- just in case you want to avoid grey and brown for a bit longer.

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    6. I am a big fan of the Burgoyne Surround pattern and you have inspired me to pull out the one I start several years ago. Your version is awesome.

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    7. I'm always happy to see other people also making BS blocks! Such fun to make, and not as complicated as they look!

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    8. I like the colors you're using to make these blocks! Your scraps make the most amazing things! :)

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    9. I'm enjoying these blocks a lot!

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    10. Ditto what Gayle said! I love your version.

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    11. October is PINK for the Rainbow Scrap Challenge. Have fun ignoring that boring brown!! LOL

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    12. Love the blocks! So pretty and my colors!
      I am trying to get to a point where I can do a post of what little I have accomplished and go forward! At least my CT surgeries are over with and only 8 more days and I am good to go and out of brace during the day! Maybe I can catch up from the last 5 months! Have a great day

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    13. I love your Burgoyne Surrounded blocks and you are way ahead of me. I haven't even started mine yet. I'm trying not to start anymore large quilts until I finish a few in progress. I like your blue color scheme too.

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    14. Just think - you've doubled the size of your quilt! That's progress :) It's going to be beautiful!

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