Sunday, June 30, 2013

Pinwheel Block #1


I finished up the first pinwheel block, fussy cutting the large pinwheel "blades"... which proved to be a bit of a challenge since I didn't have a lot of the fabric to play with.  Had to piece one of the "blades"... but I don't think it's too obvious.

Block is 12" finished.

And yes, that is a US Coast Guard emblem on the fabric!  Didn't I do a wonderful job fussy cutting those?   *grin*


(If either of my sisters read this blog post, don't say anything to your DHs (both retired Coasties).... one of them may be receiving this quilt.)





13 comments:

  1. Excellent fussy cutting, Freda! I can't tell where you pieced to make a blade. : )

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  2. Love the fussy cutting, and the light background fabric is the same as I used on Dulcinea, only mine was light blue! I really love this block. I wish I could find the Army version of that Coast Guard fabric.

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  3. Oh, after a closer look, I see that the flag fabric has all branches on it. You must have gone through a lot of fabric to cut those!

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  4. Great job on the block but how do you decide which DH will get the quilt. Sounds like a family feud in the making.;-}

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  5. Excellent! And I couldn't tell where you the pieced blade. So happy you're back enjoying sewing again.

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  6. The block is great I sure can't tell anything is pieced. Will be beautiful.

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  7. I love your block. It will make a beautiful quilt. Hugs

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  8. Very well done! Your fussy cutting was worth the trouble, yippee!
    :-}pokey

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  9. What a treat for a lucky brother-in-law. I've never seen the Coast Guard emblem on fabric.
    Lillian

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  10. Oh wonderful wonderful wonderful!!

    Blessings

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