This month in the Modern Irish Bee, Agnes wanted wonky houses made from scraps she sent our way. Well, sure! This sounds like great fun! I started with a traditional looking house just to mentally work this through. Agnes was happy for us to contribute fabrics from our own stash, but I wanted to use as many as I could from her packet as these are fabrics that clearly have sentimental value to Agnes.
It's OK. It's pretty basic. I need to spice it up a bit.
Agnes gave us several links for inspiration. I so, so, so wish I was as creative as these folks. If you are thinking of making a house yourself, have a look at:
The Unruly Quilter
The Patchwork of Mini-Grey
In comparing my houses to theirs, I wish I went a little more wonky. A little more bold. Still, together with what the other girls are making in the bee (check out the flickr group!), Agnes should still have a pretty wonky quilt.
So, I made an Irish house for Agnes. How do you know it's Irish. Not by the thatched roof! The rain with the little sheep in the front yard. Perfect. I embroidered wonky window sashing too.
Agnes, I hope these suit your quilt. I can't wait to see it finished. It's going to be amazing!