Friday, April 27, 2012

Coming Along

My limited sewing time this week has been spent on my Granny Squares quilt and my Gradated Color Mod Mosaic bee quilt.

This week's granny is purple and black/gray. Four down, sixteen to go.

Granny Squares Block 4

This is going to be a colorful quilt. In fact, I used scrap pieces in every color.

Granny Squares Progress

I love how these Mod Mosaic blocks look. I just wish that they didn't take so long to put together. I also find it a bit time-consuming to get the final size right. I want all the blocks to be 12.5 inches. For this block, I had to add a couple additional strips that weren't part of my original layout. It ended up being fine, but it takes more time to stop and plan additional aspects of the block.

Mod Mosaic Block 2

But, I'm so excited to see the blocks my bee-mates are posting on Flickr. I CAN'T WAIT to put this one together. I'm hoping to churn out my remaining four blocks before I receive all the other blocks in the mail. That way, I can get this puppy put together ASAP!

Isn't it coming together so nicely?!

Starting to take shape. I'm getting so excited!

6 comments:

Katie B. said...

I'm making your block today! Promise!!

Debbie said...

oh my what beautiful blocks and lovely work!

angela said...

It's going to be so awesome when done. It was a great bee block choice, as it is a big project to get each single block planned and made. Glad we could help with it!

felicity said...

I absolutely cannot wait to see that gorgeous quilt all together. Your plan is really fantastic.

Lee said...

These blocks are looking so fabulous, Brooke! I can't wait to see them all together!

Denise said...

I am anxious to see the finished quilt. Quilters have such extraordinary imagination.

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