Monday, September 20, 2010

While the Iron is Hot

After finishing Sand Boxes, I decided to keep my momentum and "strike while the iron is hot."

In May, I purchased the fabric, featured above, specifically for a Quilt of Valor, but I could not decide on a pattern. Then Mary Johnson posted a new pattern that I knew would be perfect. I have three more blocks to make and then the top can be assembled.

Mary calls this pattern Tessellating Pinwheels, and the blocks are a dream to make. After working with 2.5 inch half-square triangles of Sand Boxes for over a year, I'm in love with the large pieces in this pattern and how easy it is to make the blocks. Mary has several patterns listed in the left column of Mary Quilts: check them out.

I've named this quilt, In the Wind.

5 comments:

  1. That looks really neat! I know some soldier will really appreciate your quilt.

    Kat

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  2. I can tell that you really like this one because of how fast it's going together. The fabric is perfect for a Quilt of Valor.

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  3. It is beautiful. Isn't it wonderful to get that momentum going?

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  4. This one is wonderful too..someone will be thinking of their Grandmother for sure..what comforting thoughts when you are so far away from home! :)

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