I'm quite happy with how these colours turned out.. ;-))
The middle circle still needs to be appliqued and then onto the outer ring with the little mini circles all the way around it. I'm waiting to order the "Floriani Stitch N Wash" stabilizer which I'll be using for the applique. (see here for more information on Esther Aliu's blog)
I also think the stabilizer will come in very handy for use with the applique pieces on my Dear Jane blocks.
I'm working on block C-5, here you can see I've ironed the freezer template on the white fabric, I then cut out the inside and basted this on top of the pinwheel block for applique-ing, after that a circle will be cut out of the little pinwheel block and that will be appliqued in the centre..
...and for some reason I find myself working on more than one block at a time so also working on blocks C-7 and D-4, still need to do the applique pieces on those
And blocks C-13 and D-1 are halfway done as well !
I'll show you the finished blocks next time, for now I'll leave you with some eye candy from Birmingham Festival of Quilts
|An overview (don't be fooled, it was busy!)|
|Small Selection of the Horizons Exhibit by the Quilt Guild|
|"Jonny asked for lizzards" by Joyce Dorsett, UK|
|"The Seasons" by Liz Jones, UK|
|"Coloured Windows" by Sheilagh, UK|
|"Blowing Bubbles Undersea" by Huei-Lan Chuang, Taiwan|
|A close up of some beautiful applique|