Thursday, October 25, 2012

Sampler Blocks

Day 25 of Blogtoberfest.

Yesterday I exchanged several emails with Terry of Terry's Treasures.  I told her I had over 100 orphan blocks in a UFO bin.  She found that hard to believe.  But it's true.  These are the blocks that I made several years ago when I was posting and making the Friday Block Party blocks.  I did that for about 3 years, so you do the math.  I didn't make a block every single week and the ones I did make are all different sizes and colours.  I dreamt about these blocks a few weeks ago.  In my dream I couldn't find them and wished I had put them together.  I think that is what I have to do now.  They shouldn't be left languishing in the bottom of a bin.  Here are some of my 12inch blocks. 


 I have more of them!  Possibly enough for another quilt.  Maybe I'll put some sashing in between them.  What do you think?




6 comments:

Terry said...

They look wonderful! I say add some sashing. I think that helps to show off the blocks! :0)

nicolette at dutchcomfort said...

They are gorgeous and I think sashing isn‘t even necessary, but that’s a personal taste!

wackywoman said...

I would want some sashing. I like the way sashing ties it all together. But, I'm sure it will be gorgeous either way.

Simone de Klerk said...

Glad you were able to find your blocks again. Nightmare ...
And such pretty blocks. Incredible.
Good luck with all the quilts you will be able to make!

Manuela said...

Your blocks are great.

Greetings Manuela

Monica said...

There are some nice blocks here, and the colours co-ordinate pretty well. I like the idea of NOT using sashing, and just joining them together. I think sashing will highlight the differences between the blocks, while joining them as they are will be more unifying. And more modern.

Although, I would also be interested to see them set into plain white with 2" to 3" spaces. Maybe you could lay them out on a white sheet to see how that looks. Fun!