Sunday, 31 July 2016

OMG: my first link up ....

By the skin of my teeth I have achieved my July goal which was to pull fabrics and complete one block for the Summer Sampler ......  I am linking up over at Red Letter Quilts as a finish!

I know, I know Block 12 is being released tomorrow but I had so much trouble deciding on fabrics.

I finally made a selection:



The solids are Kona Cotton from a FQ bundle I won from Sew Fresh Quilts at the end of last year - it feels great to be cutting into them at last!  The prints are all Art Gallery Fabrics (apart from the bottom orange which may not make it in) that I got at the CHSI show at the NEC earlier this year.  The background is Kona Silver.

And the all important block:


This was Block 10 and is called Parallel Block.  It is a paper pieced block designed by Holly deGroot of Bijou Lovely Designs.  It was a really nice block to make and shortening my stitch length down to 1.5 really helped the paper rip easily and cleanly when it came round to that.  It's not a true reflection of the colour because it's dark here and it was taken under strip lighting.  I love the nice clean lines of this, unlike my studio table at the end!!



So, goal achieved for July but I really need to get on with this now.  I am going to try to do each week's block + a catch up block - maybe that should be by OMG for August! x

19 comments:

  1. I love your fabric choices. They are so inviting and relaxing. I'm anxious to see your progress on the blocks.

    ReplyDelete
  2. Well done! I like your fabrics and look forward to seeing how the blocks come together for you.

    ReplyDelete
  3. I really love the selection of fabrics you chose! ... and yes, foundation paper piecing is a messy job :)

    ReplyDelete
  4. Lovely color scheme and beautiful block!

    ReplyDelete
  5. Tradeonix


    Get to know the truth about Tradeonix by Russ Horn. See if it really works and how it is helping traders everywhere become successful and wealthy in.


    http://binarymetabot.com/tradeonix-review/


    Russ Horn’s Tradeonix System Review – Is Tradeonix System a Legit or Scam? – Don’t Pay For It Before Reading REAL Tradeonix Trading System REVIEWS!


    http://autobinarysignalssoftwarereviews.com/tradeonix-review/


    Russ Horn’s Tradeonix Review – Get the nearly all elements Tradeonix System Review of Tradeonix software and find out if this is a SCAM?

    ReplyDelete
  6. HCG Triumph 40

    What HCG Triumph 26 Kit All About? Does HCG Triuph 26 Kit Diet Plan Review Really Work? Find out The Truth About HCG Triumph 26 Kit Before You Buy It!

    http://quantumvisionsystemreview.org/hcg-triumph-26-kit-diet-drops-review/

    ReplyDelete
  7. AlphaViril

    The biggest challenge will be however, to find the best one for yourself when you are going to perform the colon cleansing process. You can choose that product for your colon cleansing procedure that will suit your needs and requirements as well as your lifestyle. Along with this process, you should also be careful to maintain a healthy lifestyle so that you can stay fit and in shape. You should add to your diet lots of vegetables and fruits so that you can keep your body system detoxified.

    http://quantumvisionsystemreview.com/hfl-provanax-review/

    ReplyDelete
  8. Lovely block, it looks quite complicated. You nailed it though, it looks great.
    Smiles
    Kate

    ReplyDelete
  9. I am in the same position.... can't decide on Fabrics. And as I am behind on the Beehive blocks this month, think should concentrate on that first! 😀 Great choice of fabrics xx

    ReplyDelete
  10. That fabric pull was worth the wait! So pretty! Beautiful block. :)

    ReplyDelete
  11. Lovely, lovely colors....drool!

    ReplyDelete
  12. Yay for you! Just saw this and liked it on Instagram and here is the post! It's just gorgeous from colours to fabrics to execution.

    ReplyDelete
  13. Beautiful block and fabric combo.

    ReplyDelete
  14. Very pretty. Love your fabric choices.

    ReplyDelete
  15. I love the way your fabrics are working in this block! Brilliant choices!

    ReplyDelete
  16. Beautiful block! Your fabric selections are gorgeous. Good luck with your August goals, catching up seems to be my main mode this year too.

    ReplyDelete
  17. Those fabrics are gorgeous! Thank you so much for linking up with One Monthly Goal, I hope we get to see four new blocks in August!!

    ReplyDelete
  18. Beautiful colour choices for the design. I love both and wait to see your progress =)

    ReplyDelete
  19. Great colors and so inspiring! Congrats on just making the deadline. That reminds me so much of how I do things! I could suppose that I like the pressure, but no, it's really all about time management for me, or lack of it. Your block is so perfect, and worth the wait!

    ReplyDelete

Thank you for visiting and taking the time to comment. I love reading your comments and reply to them all if I can. If you don't get a reply from me it is because you are a noreply-comment blogger and you might want to check your settings. x