Our Monday morning Bride and Bloom class met last week at Sew Original. Outstanding work. Everybody has figured out there’s no turning back now!! Keep moving forward!!This bride belongs to Chris. Green pantaloons!
Kelly’s first block. Vase is A+. 🙂 Lots of beautiful color combinations in this block.Micol’s blocks with her hexie sashes. Micol is sewing the hexies and posts into rows and then attaching them to the blocks. It’s a great idea. Here’s her third block. Those white daisies…Jane’s first three blocks and her hexie sashes. She’s saving the hexie stitching while she watches UNC’s basketball games. 🙂Her third block. Soft beautiful colors.
Conni’s progress!Conni’s third block. Great mix of solids, batiks, prints. I love it!Her bride. It’s one of my favorites. I love her gray hair.Jennifer’s third block. I can look at this block and tell she is enjoying it!Sandi’s blocks. Great fabric choices!! Of course I forgot to take a picture of just her third block.And last but certainly not least….Dot’s blocks! Insane progress. She is an inspiration!!
Our Wednesday morning Bride and Bloom class met last week at Sew Original. Here are their beautiful blocks; this is quite the SHOW!These belong to Sandra. She has finished all her blocks and prepped her corner posts.Her 4th block.Another close-up. 🙂 We all have quilt envy.Joyce’s Christmas Bride and Bloom. She’s auditioning her hexie sashes.Her 4th block. Queen of fussy cutting.Her beautiful angel face, halo and outlined wings. Jane’s four blocks. She is also auditioning her hexie sashes. I love the consistency of her leaves and the intensity of her color choices!Her 4th block. We loved it!Kay’s four big blocks and some of her hexie sashes. Show and tell is so inspiring!LOVE this block.
Cydney couldn’t be with us again because the weather wasn’t cooperating so she sent us this beautiful picture.
I’m so proud of all of these women and their five totally different quilts. They have spent countless hours picking fabrics, prepping pieces and stitching their work. It shows! My next class meets tomorrow…I’ll be posting those pictures next week!
Oh my. Here are the most recent blocks from my Bride and Bloom block of the month applique class. This group meets on Saturday morning. The pattern is Bride and Bloom by Sue Cody, available at Material Obsession. Need a little inspiration to keep moving forward on yours?
Sheila’s third block. She is using traditional fabrics and we loved her look. She’s using a collection and dipping into her stash.
All three blocks. She is going to make one hexie sash to see if she likes the look. 🙂 Love, love, love her bride.
Ginny’s third block. A huge splash of color!! The shelf is genius. She’s using a light background with a pink polka dot.
Here’s the progress report on her quilt top. Fabulous. You inspire us Ginny!!Beverly’s third block. ..surrounded by many hexies. So much thought went into her fabric selections. We loved her shelf too!Unleash the hexies!! It’s beautiful Bev! Light background with a gray dot.Here’s Linda’s third block. Check out the ladybug fussy cuts. Did I mention I taught her how to applique?? 🙂 Light gray print background. Such clear colors.She has prepped all her hexies. She needs to assemble the rows. The hexies are perfect.She has finished her three blocks and all the posts! On to the hexies!!Cydney planned on being there but had a change in plans. She sent me pictures; thanks Cydney! Her bride block.
Block #3.Block #1.Block #4. That vase fabric…
One more picture! Jane sent this photo over the holiday. She’s well on her way and we will see her blocks in the 4th Wednesday class in a couple of weeks. Yay Jane!
So…keep moving forward my dear peeps! You can do it!
I’m back! I’ve been busy with my Bride and Bloom workshops at Village Fabric Shop. I haven’t been posting regularly but I’m changing all that! The pattern is designed by Sue Cody and sold by Material Obsessions.
I have an amazingly talented group of women working on this quilt. Here are a few photographs from some of the classes. I don’t have a photograph of everybody but I’ll change that after the first of the year! Thanks for your support ladies!!
Linda F’s three blocks.
Joyce M’s block. Christmas fabrics. Glorious fussy cutting.Sandra G’s block. Did I mention I taught her how to applique? hahaha
I started working on this fabulous applique quilt in late spring. I’m hoping to teach it as a six-part class this fall. I should finish the applique prep this week. I still have LOTS of stitching to finish. Here are some pictures of the process.
I stitched the stem and leaves for my first block. Then I started adding “stuff.”I ended up with this. I decided the vase fabric wasn’t right so I changed it…
…to this. Not a huge difference but I like it.
Trying out some leaves for my second block.
Prepping Karen K Buckley Perfect Circles. 🙂
From the pattern……to the fabric.
Here are the bones for the Bride block.I pinned her parts together. Remember paper dolls?? I used an Amy Butler fabric for her pinafore.
More stuff got added. There’s lot of stuff in this quilt. HAHAHAAlmost ready to stitch her together. I really don’t like sticking pins in her.
She got moved to the small foam board mat. I thought about removing her pantaloons but decided to leave them.Here she is all stitched up! She does have a face! I’ll show you in the next post.
Same process for the 4th block. I stitched the stem and glued down the leaves.I prepped all the pieces.And here’s the final block.And here are all four of them on my sewing room floor. We will talk more about that hexie sashing later. 🙂
I have finished prepping the borders, the sashing posts and three of the four corner blocks. I’ll post more about those in the next couple of weeks. Follow me on Instagram @kathleenbaden for progress reports.
I’m hoping to start teaching it in September. Let me know if you are interested in joining this fabulous craziness!
We started a new Serendipity Sampler class at Village Fabric Shop a couple of weeks ago. Here are some pictures of three finished Samplers. They will be a huge help to the “new kids” as they plan their blocks.This one belongs to Joyce, the queen of fussy cutting. She used a variety of Tula Pink’s fabrics. She replaced the piano key border with two inner borders and a one-fabric outer border. Beautiful.
This pastel beauty belongs to Beverly. She used a variety of Heather Bailey fabrics. Her teal berries and that dark pink fabric give this quilt continuity. BTW, Ginabean Quilts custom quilted all of these. Love.This is Beverly’s SECOND Serendipity Sampler. She used lots of Amy Butler and pulled from her collection of beautiful brights. It is a show stopper.
Here’s the one that started it all. 🙂 This belongs to me; I made it a long time ago. My friend Sue, “reinterpreted it” in modern fabrics and we were off! Thank you Sue!
Hope this helps my new students. I’ll be posting their work soon. No pressure!!! HAHAHAHA