• Sarah Marcina

Quilt Block Mania: September 2021


I am so excited! This is my last sunbonnet block, I have had so much fun creating these. This months theme, traditional block with a twist, is so perfect for the last block. I have to remake October & November 2020 blocks because I turned one into a wall hanging and the other a pillow (totally cute)! I have two blocks already made I need to quilt. I have a lot of hand quilting to finish before I can put this adorable quilt together since I am using the quilt as you go method. My goal is still the beginning of October. Are you making the quilt? I'd love to see your blocks and finished quilt!

Onto this month's block. Traditional with a twist... I used three traditional mini-quilts and one modern mini. The quilts are a variety of purples. The wall is an lime green. To include all of the colors, Sue and the floor are blues.

If you're thing this looks complicated, it really isn't that bad. I don't like complicated! If you're not up for all the quilts, do a couple nine patches or fabric strips and then applique them down.

For the "Look & Love" sign, I printed it onto my fabric and then heat set it. I thought about embroidering over it but I decided the print looks more like a sign.

If you're anything like me when I see fabric or quilts I just want to touch them. How about you? It is so tempting and hard to resist!

For the "Quilt Block Exhibit" banner I did embroider over the print. "2021" isn't apart of the directions but I thoug