QUILT INFO

I used an Electric Quilt applique design and modified it slightly to make this basket block.

Thursday, May 23, 2013

LORI AND RANDY'S SEW-ALONG PLUS BASKET BLOCKS

I added the pinwheel blocks round the medallion center and like the look.  Red, white, and blue.  I didn't get it flat on the design wall so it looks a bit crooked but it really isn't.

I have been a bit restless this past week and not wanting to concentrate on applique blocks.  So I pulled out a neglected basket project and began doing the applique handles.  A bit mindless.  I pieced a few of the blocks together and have several more ready for piecing.  I put them up on the design wall for a picture.  I have not decided how to set the blocks.
I cut the parts from a layer cake and leftovers from a couple quilt projects.  Blackbird Designs"Harvest Home" and "Beach House' fabrics.

I am getting back in the mood for applique so I will be getting back to other projects that are waiting.
Karen

27 comments:

  1. Love the sew along quilt with the pinwheels. Your double handled baskets are really ice. Who is the designer?

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  2. Very pretty sew along center!! I like mindless sometimes...fun...and I love the star blocks you sent our friend the Rogue quilter!!

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  3. I love your R/W/B version of the SAL, Karen. What a great background fabric for a patriotic colored quilt! : )
    I don't think I have ever seen double handled baskets. I like that look.

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  4. Beautiful, Karen! I really love those basket blocks!! Love the fabrics.

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  5. You make my list of must makes longer than it already is. You know I'm a sucker for baskets and only dream of appliqué like yours! Smitten....better than modern styles!

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  6. Beautiful eye candy in this post Karen! I'm in total agreement with the others... love the double handle basket blocks... and the fabrics are truly wonderful!

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  7. Pinwheels are right up there with nine patches as my favorite. That looks great.

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  8. Two new beautiful projects, I do love mixing applique with piecing.

    Debbie

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  9. I love the baskets you've been working on as well. Great colors and a great twist on a familiar pattern

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  10. Very pretty! Love the Red, white and blue :o) I go through moods of quilting too. Where all I want to do is stitch, then I don't want to even look at it, etc.

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  11. Lovely block! I really adore those baskets and the colors you used!
    Enjoy your stitches, I am back embroidering pears! Thanks again, hugs
    Lida

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  12. Whatever you make doesn't look mindless to me :-))

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  13. Both your projects are looking great Karen. I like to have multiple projects around so there is always one I'm in the mood for!!

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  14. love your baskets, alwaays nice to make the as an extra project. The pinwheel border looks great around the centrepiece!
    Karen

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  15. Positively my two all time favorite Blackbird designs fabric lines.... Love the double handles....

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  16. T'han quedat uns blogs molt bonics.
    Et desitjo un bon cap de setmana.

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  17. Looks wonderful along with the last few things you've posted also! Getting lots done as usual I see! Enjoy it!

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  18. Love your version of Lori and Randy's SAL.

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  19. I love your medallion quilt!! Next Tuesday will be row 3.
    The baskets are so adorable! I love the pieces and appliqued handle together.

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  20. Your quiltalong quilt is looking wonderful! The basket blocks are so very pretty too.

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  21. I like you sew along in red, white and blue.

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  22. The medallion is looking good so far and the basket blocks are very pretty. I've got a basket project I haven't worked on for a while, makes me want to dig it out....

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  23. I LOVE that quilt and the red and blue!!!!!!!!

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  24. Love the fabric choices on your sew along, wish now I would have done this one!

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  25. So sweet...love the colors. Maybe a flag somewhere. I thought about putting one in.

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