Thursday, August 14, 2014

DC Modern Quilt Guild Sewing


There are several group projects in the works at the DC Modern Quilt Guild and this past week I made and mailed off some blocks to contribute.

Sending love and wishes for good health to a member undergoing breast cancer treatment.  The request was for all sorts of variations of granny squares in aqua, coral and low volume prints.

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This block has my favorite “low volume” print in it.

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The doves are (hopefully) a subtle message of love and peace.

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A block for a baby quilt.

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And blocks for a group quilt for 100 Quilts for Kids.


This economy block square was paper pieced and the pattern can be found here and the directions here.  It was so easy to do and all the points and seam allowances are spot on. 


I was hoping to make it to the guild meeting this weekend, but school starts next week and I’ve been feeling quite “cat’s in the cradle”-ish so I’ll be staying home with the family this time and enjoying one last summer weekend of beaches, boat rides, and pool days. 

Have a wonderful weekend!


  1. Beautiful blocks! You used such beautiful bright fabrics. I'm definitely going to look at that tutorial for the economy blocks. Now I've got the cats in the cradle song in my head LOL!! I'm getting one ready for college......"sigh"!

  2. I love all the DS quilts prints you used in these sweet blocks Jamie! Very pretty!

  3. I love the lotus pond block the most :-)

  4. love the dove print, it is great. I want to do a ton of those economy blocks, but never seem to have the time.

  5. Pretty blocks and for a fantastic cause!


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