Thursday, July 27, 2017

Hearts abound

Last year in anticipation of the 30s category for the quilt show in spring, I made 40 of these hearts in a log cabin variation. And it had stayed in that stage until I uncovered them this week. ( other projects got in the way)  As I have just finished 2 large quilts, it is time for a new focus.


Here is the pattern I sketched on graph paper for a 6 and a half inch block using 1 and 1/4 inch cut strips. 

And here is one square completed shown on point. 


And here is how I am starting with a center focus.


So while I had my camera out photoing my blocks, who should pass by my window but a lone turkey? Mind you, I live in a city. But behind my yard is a small section of woods. We saw him last night as well. Last year, it was a whole family who would amble across the yard. Maybe he is just returning for old home week.

4 comments:

  1. Adorable hearts! I love the scrappy nature of each one. It's fun looking at them and seeing bits of the same fabrics I have used over the years! It amazes me the wildlife we see in our 'city' backyards! Just this morning there were two deer grazing in our yard!

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  2. So cute! Your hearts are precious! I like anything "heart", a scrappy project and 30's fabric! Your combination is lovely!

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  3. I love those cute hearts, you must get this completed, it will make a beautiful quilt!

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  4. Very nice hearts - they'll make a wonderful quilt! Thanks for sharing!

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