Friday, August 9, 2013

Swooning Over The Swoon Quilt Block

 Each month a member of our 
sends us a packet in the mail
that includes fabric with
 instructions for a quilt block pattern.
 I just finished a Swoon block for
by Camille Roskelley
of Thimble Blossoms
has been a very popular pattern
(and yes, it's on my to-do list)
 Trish sent each of us 2 fat quarters from the
Fly A Kite line
by Riley Blake
I really liked the red and yellow fabrics
I got to play with.
 Normally the Swoon block is 24 inches,
but Trish had 
fellow Bee Member 
Lori Holt (Bee In My Bonnet)
draft the block down to 20" X 20"
for this project.
 Seeing a dime next to the center section
gives you a perspective of how 
large this block finishes.
I learn so much, and gain 
great inspiration from the


Lurline said...

Great idea - must put it to one of my groups!
Hugs - Lurline.

Carol said...

It's it as a 20" block!

Karen - Quilts...etc. said...

I have seen that pattern numerous times and thought it nice a friend has been making it, I don't know if she ever finished though she rarely finishes a top!

Dolores said...

Not only is the block smaller, it looks like there are fewer seams too. Either size makes a great quilt.