Monday, January 30, 2012

Design Wall Monday #5

Today is the last design wall post for January. On my 5 January design wall blog posts, I showed 6 different projects, and none of them are nearing completion. Let's just say I am generating UFO's for next year's UFO list.
I just love what is on my design wall this week!
On the right there are rows of black and white 4 patches for our group quilt. It must get to the quilters asap to be ready in time for this year's quilt auction in May, so I have to stop procrastinating those borders!
On the top left is my 12" block for Jo's Quilt Square Quilt Along. I am using up the Sweetwater scraps from my Quiltmaker mystery that I finished in December (click here to see that quilt). 
I just love my first block! There will be 12 blocks made over the year, a new one posted each month, and at the end of the year I plan to make my blocks into a sampler quilt.
To see other blocks, hop over to Jo's blog where she's hosting a linky party.
On the bottom left of my design wall is another 12" block from my 100 blocks magazine (vol. #4). This block is called "Times Nine" by Jo Morton. It was so fun to sew! I love how each block looks different depending on the placement of the light, medium and dark fabrics. Most of the fabrics are civil war reproductions. I don't know what I will do with this block and just made it for fun. For now, I am just admiring it on my design wall!
To see other design walls, hop over to Judy's blog.

25 comments:

  1. Love the projects in process! The log cabin is lovely and great idea to make a sampler quilt at the end of the year with it. I just love that last block... is it really 12 inches finished? Love the civil war repo's - very striking.

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  2. Love the Sweetwater fabrics. Congrats on your January finish!

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  3. Oh..love Sweetwater. I used some of my Morris and Company Scraps for the February block...I want have the last little quilt you made on my list of to-dos. Yours looks great!

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  4. I LOVE everything on your design wall, too. I tried to pick a favorite and just couldn't do it. LOL

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  5. I love the colour combination in the log cabin block. I'll have to put that into my ideas bin. I have lots of stuff in those colours. Hmmmmmmmm.......

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  6. Your design wall looks so fun! I love everything!
    I love the Times Nine block. I think I need at least one of those.

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  7. I just love what is on your design wall too! I love the log cabin block. Such pretty fabrics!!

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  8. OH No! I see another project in my future. Can't get enough of my Civil War Fabrics. Only a few more months until the next 100 Blocks issue comes out. I'll need to clear the walls off for that. I have too many projects marinating on there. Glad you do too! I'm in great company.

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  9. Good stuff here! Love your new projects. Sweetwater is so pretty and the Jo Morton blocks yummy.

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  10. All your project are great. I especially like the quilt along block. Those diagonal squares really set the block off!

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  11. Love the quilt square in those blue and browns, so pretty.

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  12. I love what's on your design wall too. Great inspiration! xo

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  13. Looks good. You have so much on the go.

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  14. oh love all your stuff on the wall---it's reminding me of my wall....great minds think alike and all that!

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  15. All your projects look wonderful! I have recently made a small quilt using the Times Nine blocks, they are so versatile, and as you say look quite different depending of the fabric placement!!! The log cabin is a beauty too!!!

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  16. Love em all!!!!........so does this mean we won't be seeing these finished when you come to visit in March???? :-)

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  17. I really like your design wall too!

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  18. Thanks for sharing your log cabin block, but I especially love your black and white checkerboard.

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  19. The block with the Sweetwater scraps is gorgeous! The other two projects look great too. Lots of fun stuff on your design wall.

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  20. I love your color choices. The Sweetwater scraps look wonderful in the log cabin block! ~Jeanne

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  21. I love the "Pure" line -- it's so fun in your 12" block, too! Lots of lovely things here today! :)

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  22. All of your projects are great, but I especially love the Times Nine block--all those little pieces! And I love the colors!

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  23. Love the Sweetwater fabrics, your quilt square is very beautiful.
    Times Nine too.
    But I love all what you made...even if I don't comment each post. XXX

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  24. Wow you've got a lot of new stuff out. And, it's all fun. Love the turquoise/brown/beige color combination.

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