Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Block Party! Sounds Fun, I'm In

Fresh Poppy Design

I am participating in the Block Party being hosted by Quilt Story. They are taking entries in three categories of blocks: Traditional, Modern and Creative. I don't have a Traditional entry but I do have something for the other two categories. (And guess what? There's not a single selvage in either block, can you believe it?)

For the modern category, here's one of my Fussy Cut Scrappy Squares. The block is my own design and is a great way to use scraps! It's a 12.5 inch square. I wrote a tutorial for the block. The link is on my sidebar if you're interested in giving it a try.

Below is a quilt I made using all blocks like this.

Visitors who've been here before have already seen this, but I couldn't resist a chance to post it again. It's my No Rhyme Nor Reason Quilt and it was a Christmas gift for my husband.

For my Creative category entry, this is a house block I made for a swap. It is also 12.5 inches, free-pieced as I went along.
Click the block party button above to see lots of other great blocks or maybe enter one yourself. It's a neat way to get inspired and find new blogs to read.
Happy Quilting!


Jackie said...

Love both blocks! But the quilt is gorgeous! The colors are fantastic. Your hubby must have been so happy with the quilt.

ulinkap said...

I love your modern block! It's so colorful! And your creative category block is incredible! great job! Thank you for stopping by on my blog :) hugs

Diane said...

Riel, I love you colorful quilt! So cheerful! And the snowman and snowman quilt! How awesome! Maybe next year's Christmas card?

Canadian Kristin said...

What? No selvages?!?! Does the block feel a bit naked to you without them!? lol Love the colours and life and energy in the quilting you do!!!

Quiltstory said...

Love them so much! Thanks for entering into our Block Party!