Block-A-Palooza Blocks 1 and 2

31 Jan

Awhile ago, Quilt Dad, announced a quilt-along and I decided it would be fun to join, especially since I thought the blocks would be more detailed than what I usually do, a nice challenge. I decided to use the same fabrics as the contributors so I had one less thing to worry about.

You can visit the Flickr group to see more participant photos or join in if you’d like!

So here is my block #1, I actually finished this block last Tuesday when it was announced:

Jan 31 2011 (2 of 5)

Uhhh, something’s not quite right there, let’s try again:

Jan 31 2011 (5 of 5)

There we go, let’s just say me and my seam ripper are becoming fast friends.

And tonight I did block #2, after fixing block #1:

Jan 31 2011 (4 of 5)

Block #3 is now live but I didn’t get a chance to get it done tonight.

I also picked up something from the long-arm quilter today, here is a sneak peek:

Jan 31 2011 (1 of 5)

This is a gift and my policy is that the recipient gets to see it before I post a ton of photos so after I get it bound and washed I’ll reveal the whole thing.

One Response to “Block-A-Palooza Blocks 1 and 2”

  1. Debbie February 1, 2011 at 9:14 PM #

    Thanks for posting on my blog on its very first day! Congrats on your new blog too!!
    I am enjoying the block-a-palooza . . . anxious to start on block 3!

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