Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Paper piecing

Linda at Paper Panache combines 2 of my favorite things...mystery and paper piecing. I don't know why I enjoy it so much, but I have enjoyed sewing these blocks for years.  Some have been made into mini quilts and given away,  but I have quite a collection of sewn blocks, and might one day turn them into a great kid's quilt. 
I challenged myself with mystery block #52 to paint all the fabric using Setacolor paints and here are the colours I made.  I worked away on piecing parts over the summer and since the new mystery has been posted (block #53), I can now show you my finished block.
Ta da...my pink flamingo!

10 comments:

  1. Your flamingo is fabulous! Wow, there are a lot of tiny pieces in that!

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  2. great block

    Love and hugs Gina xxx

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  3. What a great pink flamingo, the fabrics you painted are absolutely perfect for this block. Well done!

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  4. This is so pretty...I have seen your Panache blocks before , so I am afraid to ask how big it is? lol

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  5. Kathy! it's wonderful!!! I love the colors you got!

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  6. Totally awesome!!!! You are so talented and sooooo patient! The colours are beautiful. So real! Thanks for the unveiling and I look forward to seeing block #53.

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  7. I love your flamingo block! It's gorgeous.

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  8. I really want to thank you for this link...I had no idea the world of paper piecing that was out there!!

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  9. Great block and lovely colors. There are so many tiny little pieces in the Flamingo.

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