Monday, January 18, 2010

Biblical Blocks for a charity

With the 2 blocks I choose to do from More Biblical Blocks by Rosemary Makhan, I was able to finish the blocks late last night.

The pinwheel block, Soloman's Star gave me alot of trouble. It's a simple enough block, but I really had it twisted several times over and did ripping out about 1.5 times per seam (or it just about seems like it!). I guess maybe I should have put it aside until I was fresh, but I did persevere until it was done. Go figure, usually I am not that dense but you couldn't have sworn to it by my attempts last night. As for the more advanced and challenging block, Golgotha, that went together nicely. The only difference was that when I assembled this one, I basted the seams through the areas where alignment was important before I stitched it. That worked so much better. Both blocks had templates in the instructions. I am not an admirer of template blocks. Give me any calculation to use and I can do it so much easier that anytime templates are mentioned, that's when I have huge hesitaitons. ANyway, I am now happy now that this task has been met. Oh, what's that knocking sound? I think it just may be an alien wanting to see the back of my quilt. ;~) LOL


1 comment:

Pat / Silver Thimble Quilt Co. said...

Very nicely done! Don't show the alien the back..sit on it.