"It takes ages to finish a quilt you're not working on!"

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Skill Builder sampler block.

Last week, Leila wanted her online students to make a block at random, a picture of a house or other scene. I scribbled a few designs on paper, but nothing looked any good, so I chose this design from Susan Briscoe's book "Japanese Quilt Blocks". The colours are all wrong in this photo, but hopefully you get the gist of it: A house on a base of flowers, with a background of earthy colour, then blue mountains and sky. It didn't take long to do, and has inspired me to have a closer look at this book, which I've had for a while, but not yet made anything from it. Only lack of spare time has prevented me! So this little House was the perfect opportunity to play.

2 comments:

Miss 376 said...

What a clever block, I've not even given it a thought, lol

Aussie Stitcher said...

That is gorgeous Gina, well done.