Wednesday, November 28, 2012

the bee's knees quilting bee

One of the things I've been working on lately is some bee blocks.  I'm a part of The Bee's Knees Quilting Bee and we have a blog and everything.
I think I already posted about some of these, but I thought I would share better pictures of them along with some others that I hadn't shared yet.

Nedra sent us fabric and the pattern for Alison's Cluck Cluck Sew Spin Cycle block. I love the color combo and this pattern went together easily.
Spin Cycle for Nedra
Amy E., Amy's Creative Side, sent us some gorgeous Echino and crossweaves for some log cabins.

I love the bright floral on this one.
echino and crossweave log cabins for Amy E.

And fussy cutting the cheetah was fun here.  I need more Echino in my life.
echino and crossweave log cabins for Amy E.

Amy S. sent some lovely prints and color choices!  I think you all know about my obsession with aqua/turquoise.  She asked for 12.5" or 6.5" log cabins.

I started with this 12.5" block. Love that aqua and red Flea Market Fancy.
Log Cabins for Amy S.
Then I had enough scraps for this bitty 6.5 incher.  Add that to the list of things that are cute when tiny.
Log Cabins for Amy S.

Here's a photo for scale.
Log Cabins for Amy S.

I really love being in a bee and getting to use fabrics not in my stash and do blocks I might not otherwise do.  I've been getting a lot of my string blocks back too.  I need to get a photo of them together!

6 crafty mcCrafters commented:

Anonymous said...

really like the Echino block too

Nedra said...

Thanks so much for making my block. I still have one more that needs to arrive, and then I can put the quilt together. It's fun to be a Bees Knees with you!

Debbie said...

Really awesome blocks! What a fun bee!

Katy Cameron said...

Love all the colours in these, and the cheetah one is fun!

Altax said...

The colors you have chose is really awesome.

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jeifner said...

Your blocks are looking so nice! Some things really are even cuter-er small :)

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