Tuesday, 12 July 2016

Scrap-tastic Tuesday [Bee-utiful]

I accidentally joined another quilt-along. I definitely have a problem! Let me explain.... it's the Bee-utiful quilt along host on the Moda Bakeshop blog. I can't remember where I saw the first block, but I know that by the time I did, the second block had already been released. The first block featured a cat. Mia loves cats.

The original project is 20 embroidered blocks set in a quilt. The theme is bees and there is a bee in each block. I'm not keen on bees, but cats...

I thought it would be a nice block to make for her, so I shrunk the design by 50% and stitched it up. Then I tried to decide what to do with it. Middle of the night bottles have their uses and I decided to add a scrappy border to make it up to a 6" block.

I've also stitched up a second block.

I'm not keen on all the blocks in this project, but I think I can find nine to stitch up and add a similar scrappy border. I sorted some scraps into colours at the weekend to help out with this project and I'll be prepping the rest for some holiday sewing.

Linking up with Scraptastic Tuesday!
Scraptastic Tuesday


Lin said...

Great idea to frame the blocks like that Jennie. Have a great holiday. xx

Cathy said...

Oh what cute embroideries and what a fabulous way to frame them!

Nicky said...

Cute embroideries improved by scrappy borders! Love what you have done! Thanks for linking up to #scraptastictuesday

Archie the wonder dog said...

I'm not keen on bees, but I love these blocks!