Saturday, April 26, 2008

Log Cabin Quilt

Have you ever started a project that feels like a chore whenever you work on it? Log cabins I tell you! I found a forgotten stash of Nancy Halvorsen's pastal FQ's that I bought on sale when the range was being phased out.I was after a quick and simple quilt for a gift and wanted to use co-ordinating fabrics entirely from my stash. I cut all the FQ's into 1.5" strips and printed out 36 foundation blocks sized 7.5". Sewing 6 rows of 6 for the centre, I will then use the rest of the strips for a border and when completed it should be lap sized.As I am foundation piecing the blocks for accuracy, the sewing is repititious, Cate hands me strips and I sew them on, in no particular order, just none the same in any block. She got bored quickly and has escaped to do playdoh! I am just churning them out like a mini production line with no enthusiasm. Oh well, half way through now, at least they are quick!

5 comments:

AJ said...

Great work Ads....You'll be very pleased when the LC are finished...

Leah said...

It may be boring, but it's going to look great Ads! Nice colours... What size is it going to be when it's finished?

Cascade Lily said...

Like the other, wise ladies are saying - it'll be worth it in the end! At least you know the blocks will all be the right size!!

Sew Bee It said...

Perhaps tedious, but they sure are pretty! I love the color and pattern combo, very sweet:)

Jackie said...

At first I thought, "what a great way to get her interested in quilting" but I guess not. The results are great though. I can't wait to see it complete.