Sunday, 13 February 2011

Dear Jane progress

Here are a couple of Dear Jane blocks I’ve completed in the last couple of weeks.

First up is F-3 Snowball.  This was a good block to show off a lovely William Morris fabric in the centre.  I machine pieced this one.

f-3 

The second one is C-4 Tic Tac Toe.   I tried out a new to me technique with this one.  I freezer paper pieced the centre part.  I found a great tutorial on ‘The Twiddletail’s Store’ web page here.  I much prefer this method to foundation paper.   I then machined on the first set of triangles, I hand pieced the outer triangles and added them by machine.  3 different methods to complete this block.  I used some Thimbleberries fabric.c-4

I’ve posted these scanned blocks in a bigger size and added a white photograph border after reading some great blog tips on Pleasant Home’s  web post yesterday.    I hope you enjoy them better :-D

Have a great Sunday everyone :)

Hugs and Besitos

Ellyxx

7 comments:

  1. Nicely done, and a beautiful block!

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  2. The pictures of your new blocks look nice! The second one looks very tricky to do.
    KATRIN W.

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  3. They are both beautiful, but, my fav is the second one! Fantastic job!

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  4. I love your C4 block. Very precise and well constructed. That's not an easy block at all.

    Happy quilting,
    Susan in Texas

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  5. Your Dear Jane blocks are just beautiful; like Susan said - very precise. I also love your red scrappy challenge quilt.

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  6. BEAUTIFUL blocks, Elly. I have this one on my redo list. Great job!
    Heather
    =)

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  7. Had to stop by again...checked out your DJ picasa photo album. OH MY! It's not to be missed. Fantastic blocks & wonderful fabrics. It's sure to be a gorgeous quilt!

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