Monday, November 11, 2013

Design Wall Monday - Swoon

In between working on little 2" star blocks, I have been sewing some gigantic 24" Swoon blocks


Here is the new Swoon on the design wall today, along with some of the spool blocks I am sewing with the scraps. Swoons are fun to sew... the worst part was cutting all the pieces.
I think I might rearrange those corner pieces with the large circles now that I see how it looks on the computer. I really like this block better than the yellow ones and am getting anxious to see all the blocks together.
I have decided to machine quilt these blocks using the "quilt-as-you-go technique" and look forward to some fun machine quilting!
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From Shaw

18 comments:

  1. I am anxious to see how you make out with the QAYG method.

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  2. Love your swoon block...pretty, pretty! Happy Monday!!

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  3. They are beautiful! I've yet to try the QAYG method. Sounds like a good idea. Looking forward to reading about your experience.

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  4. At our guild meeting last week someone showed a Swoon quilt. "Ah, Swoon!" said several of us. And just as quickly, several other people said, "What is Swoon?" Goes to show that when you think *everyone* knows about something, you have another think coming.

    I do like your version!

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  5. I like your swoon blocks and especially the yellow ones..very happy looking!

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  6. You are really dealing with extremes here! I like the eyes in the corners. : )

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  7. Wow from 2" to 24". That's like night and day. I love the fabrics in your swoon block and spools. Terrific.

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  8. Very pretty swoon block, I wouldn't worry too much about the corner "circles". It probably won't show that much when the quilt is finished.

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  9. Wonderful looking blocks. The spools look great with the swoon block. Do you paper piece the swoon block?

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  10. Will you fix the corners so they are all in the same direction? Having fun with your Black and whites with a bit of yellow today.

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  11. Beautiful Swoon block. Looking forward to seeing this one come together.

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  12. Your greys with the yellow looks great. Nice job.

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  13. Your swoon block looks great! It really is a bit of a transition to work from such tiny bits to what seems like giant sized pieces. You certainly get a lot more done and quicker with the bigger pieces!

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  14. I love seeing Swoon blocks, another beauty! I was wondering if the placement of the print on those outer corners was accidental or well thought out plan!

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