Tuesday, February 12, 2013

X Marks the Spot

For this month's Beejeebers block Jamie asked us to make a Scrappy X Block.  She wrote up a fabulous tutorial here for it and it was a quick and a whole lot of fun to put together.  Double Bonus!!


I love scrappy blocks.  Using all these bright colors just made me smile!  I steered away from the tutorial just a bit here as I didn't bother to take the time to trim my scraps to size.  I just started piecing together whatever I had until it made a long enough row.  I love piecing like this.  There is something so freeing about it!!  And anything that uses up more scraps from my overflowing bins is always good.



 I trimmed the rows to the designated sizes and then it was ready to add background.


Before I knew it, I was done.   Jamie's quilt is going to be so fun with so much scrappy goodness.  Can't wait to see it all done :)


On a side note, I just love lattice quilts.  They are so pretty in their simplicity.  Keep an eye out, there will be a lattice tutorial with a twist soon :)
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7 comments:

  1. YAY!!!! Can't wait! That block is so bright and fun!

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  2. Hi this is very good quilt. you have used very good and bright color due to which its looking so good. very nice i will try this kind of color next time while making my quilt.
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  3. great idea - would work with selvage pieces as well.

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  4. Oh why didn't I think of that time-saving step! Brilliant! I got the block in the mail yesterday. Thank you!

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  5. Very beautiful design of quilting...Love the fresh color in your quilt.Very good job.
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  6. Beautiful colorful quilting fabric..Looking so nice and pretty...I like the pattern

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Have a Happy Quilting Day :)

Melissa