Monday, September 15, 2014

Modern Irish {Scrappy} Bee: September Blocks

It's a rare month that I have my bee blocks finished already!  This month in the Modern Irish Bee, Helen has asked for four happy, bright, loud, clashing Wonky Cross blocks using her own tutorial.  We were to use Kona Solids as the background fabric and then use (non-floral) scraps for the crosses.  


I had great fun making these blocks.  We usually only make two per hive member, but as these were so easy to make I was happy to make four.  


I have to say I was surprised to find four different colors of Kona Solids in my stash.  I was sure I would have to go to the shop and pick up a few FQs.  Lucky me, though...a little dig and I found enough.  They are quite Eastery, though, aren't they?  Sure, when they are mixed in with all of the others from the hive they will be fine.


We were asked to not trim them.  To leave the little crossing strips dangling from the edge.  I feel like I have not finished my job sending them all scraggly.  That said, if you tuck in the edges and align the blocks, you can see they will be quite pretty together.  Helen, I hope you like them.  They will be in today's post.



13 comments:

helenjean@midgetgemquilts said...

loving these already Cindy, thank you

Annabella said...

They are quite Eastery aren't they? I love these blocks but how do you resist not going in to the shop?? I would be my own worst enemy if I had a fabric shop :)

Sarah said...

easter crosses... lol lovely colours!

tink's mom said...

Great blocks, lovin the aqua and hot pink.

Sarah @ FairyFace Designs said...

Oooh look at you all up to date (hangs head in shame). These are really very pretty, love them.

Ruth said...

Lovely colours! Must get started on these too...

Archie the wonder dog said...

Gorgeous!

tomomi mcelwee said...

so pretty colours. nice!

Leanne said...

These blocks are lovely!

Tina said...

They make me think of Cadbury Mini Eggs, in a very, very good way!!

Judith, Belfast said...

Bright and beautiful! Jxo

Katy Cameron said...

They are certainly happy and bright :o)

Rachaeldaisy said...

They look like little dancing blocks waving their arms around in a happy way.

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