Thursday, December 5, 2013

Pandas and the Lone Ninja Birthday Block


I had to make a birthday block to go into a very special persons birthday quilt so I tried out my new block design called Rapture. Named after the new Pat Bravo fabric Rapture, which I will be using to make a quilt with this block (or a version of this block).


The birthday girl wanted red/turquoise/grey and an optional splash of orange in any design or sized block. This is how it looks so far - design wall of birthday blocks.

This is a 10" version of the block and because of the small pieces was difficult to match points so don't look too closely. Later in the month, I will be posting a tutorial for a larger block which can be paper pieced or machined pieced. It uses the EZ rulers, fat cats and easy three 60 degree and a circle template. For the 10" version I used a little dresden wedge made by Jenna Appleton


11 comments:

  1. Wow! That looks very fiddly! Look forward to seeing your Rapture version!

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  2. The recipient of this block is going to love it so much!! Your fussy cutting is awesome!!

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  3. Great fun block. Love the colours and the fussy cut fabrics look wonderful. Looking forward to the tutorial.

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  4. Awesome! looks very complicated and the points look fine to me,

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