Saturday, January 30, 2016

New BOM progress and a Bit About My Muse

The new Sarah Fielke BOM started today, you can see more info on her blog  http://www.sarahfielke.com/29/block-of-the-month  if you are interested in joining us. There is still plenty of time!
She has just released a couple of the patterns today and I started playing with one of them...a star...


 I mention in the title of this post that there would be a bit about my muse...that would be my son.  
In this quilt, his influence can be seen in the above and below blocks...bugs.  He bought these Australian fabrics for me for my birthday several years ago.  He just really chuckled because, well...they are pretty but they...ummm...have icky bugs in the illustrations.  Well, I am going to use them anyway...surprise!  A smile for us both!


 I am so not a fan of spiders but I am fussy cutting them and in they go!

The other blocks are more  of my usual stashy goodness from AMH and Denyse Schmidt fabrics...


That text print above keeps me on my toes, there are some words of questionable taste that I have to artfully cut around and/or place in the seam allowance.  If you recall if you've been following me for long, this fabric caught me unawares when making a strawberry...now I watch a bit more carefully with my glasses on!!



7 comments:

Aunt 'Reen said...

Fabulous Star blocks Kris!
Love the fabrics you've used and the meaning behind some of them.
It's wonderful that your quilt will have lots of sentiment to it.

Carol S. said...

Great looking stars...love those bugs! Really, I do! I'm a bit disappointed not to see "disembowel" in any of blocks. LOL

Siouxzq64@gmail.com said...

What is even worse is if you end up with words that you don't intend also because you cut off portions of the words. Love your blocks though, even with the bugs.

Patty D from NC said...

Bug fabric, huh? I still like the blocks a lot but wish you hadn't pointed out the spider!

Needled Mom said...

I LIKE that kind of bug!

Paige said...

I had to take a double take, I didn't even notice the bugs until you mentioned it! Love star blocks!

Soma @ whimsandfancies.com said...

Ha! I didn't even notice the bug you pointed them out. Pretty colours! That is very cool that he bought fabrics for you, albeit with bugs. I can only handle spiders, no other bugs for me.

-Soma