Friday, October 16, 2009

I finished my blocks!


Haven't done much applique since I finished the center of the medallion of Comsati (my header quilt) so it was good to get back to it. I am just a beginner at applique.

Well Victoria ask for applique for the Sis Boom Pow blocks, so I got out my Easy Applique Blocks book by Kay Mackenzie and chose the vase. This cool book has a CD so I went to the index and chose my design and the size I wanted (so easy) and printed it out. I used the starch method for these.

Hope they work for the quilts Victoria is making. I sure had fun putting them together. They're going in the mail today.

10 comments:

Doris said...

I really love these, Mary, I like that you did the same design in two colorways...great!

BUMBLE BEANS said...

Mary, nice job! I will check out that book because I have no idea what the starch method is! :-) they look great, thank you!

RosaMaría said...

i love them!!! beautiful job!

Alexis said...

Beautiful! I like the design you chose!

Trudi said...

Beautiful Blocks Mary! They look fab!

PurplePickle said...

Beautiful. Very happy blocks.

allsewnup said...

Wonderful!

:o)
Carolyn

kaymac said...

Fresh, modern, gorgeous! Great job Mary, and thank for pulling out EAB!

Kay

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

Regarding starch method applique:
I took a class in starch method appliqué and found it worked well for me. It was really a hands on class, nothing in writing.

I did find this blog which explains it exactly as I do it EXCEPT for one thing. Where she uses freezer paper, I use No-Melt Mylar Template Plastic. It is opaque white and does not melt when using the little iron.

http://snippetsofaquilter.blogspot.com/2007/08/applique-method.html

Let me know if you have any questions.

stitchinpenny said...

Gorgeous vases with flowers. You did wonderfully.