Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Material Girl Quilt Sampler, BLK 7 & 8

I'm back in my studio working on the Layer Cake Sampler by Material Girl Quilts and I couldn't be happier! It's been 3 months since I've been able to work on most of my projects because we moved sooner than we thought we would ... a whole year sooner! 

But last month I got my studio back in order and began working on catching up. I left off in March with Blocks 5 & 6, so to catch up, I will be posting a set each Wednesday until I am caught up, should only be a month until I'm back on track.

This week I worked on Blocks 7 & 8. These two were actually my favorite two Half-Square Triangle patterns. The first, Block 7, is is a classic pattern with the alternating fabrics. I was actually hesitant about this yellow fabric. It was a new one that I'd found recently and though I'm not a fan of yellow, I loved the softness of it. it turned out better than I imagined.

Block 7

Block 8 is a pinwheel, one of my favorite blocks to make. Big, small, medium-sized. I love pinwheels and this one was no different!!! I have quite a few projects with pinwheels and I never get tired of them!!

Block 8

I am certainly loving this project. I can't wait to see what blocks there will be in the upcoming months, but be sure to check back in next Wednesday for Blocks 9 & 10. Almost half way done!!

If you'd like to try this sampler, visit Material Girl Quilts for instructions and layout of the Layer Cake Sampler.

Until our next cup of tea ...

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