Wednesday, May 30, 2007

WIP Wednesday - Week 20 - My first log cabin block!

Wow! My first ever log cabin!! Few strips there from my recent swap, few strips from my recent craft fair stash! I must say I am quite impressed and have now thrown out all my plans of designing a quilt for Grace's single bed with that yummy new fabric I got on Sunday and am now thinking I'll do 8 of these log cabin blocks! They are quite big, about 17 inches square.

Am finding my quilting "style" is going down a path I didn't really expect if my last few projects are anything to go by. Pinwheels?? Now log cabins??! What will be next??!

9 comments:

Helen in the UK said...

What a fantastic block - full of colour and zing! Love what I've seen on your blog so far (just found you through the SCQ ring). Great choice of backing for the pinwheels too - I would always avoid a very light colour binding on a quilt to be used as it will show the dirt terribly. Will check back to see how the log cabin progresses :)

Hedgehog said...

Love your log cabin block! I think it's my all-time favorite block - so basic and so much potential!

AJ said...

Love it Helen...The colours work so well together...great job!!

Emma said...

I love the way you've arranged the colours!

Vicki W said...

Really, really cool block! 8 of those together will be very striking. I love all log cabin blocks!

jill said...

I love it! The colors are so great and you've done a superb job of piecing. ;o)

BTW, Hugo's Hanger is darling. My almost 16yo who hates any kind of fabric-related stuff said it was so cute. Big praise there, my friend.

flippytale Quilter (Christine) said...

Now that's HOT!!!!!

novy said...

Wow, that really bright and colourful! The colours really stand out. Love it.

atet said...

Love your log cabin block. As for directions -- they come and go. I'm not usually a "traditional" block type person, but sometimes they are what calls to you -- and you can make them more "you" with fabric selections. The ones you chose for the log cabin just sing! 8 of those in a quilt would be fantastic.