Block 65 Stripe and Flowers

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So sorry I haven’t been keeping up with things here. It’s been a couple of weeks since I posted last. Back to paper piecing with this one. I love paper piecing. You can get the pattern over at The Splendid Sampler.The patterns are free for now, but if you want them all printed in a book, you can preorder The Splendid Sampler: 100 Spectacular Blocks from a Community of Quilters.

I wanted a focal point for this block since it had a large open square in the center. I chose a design over at Leah Day’s Design Gallery. When I am looking for inspiration, I head over to this page to find some.

Here’s how I quilted this particular block using my open toe quilting foot:

  • Stitch Lollipop Flower in the center square.
  • Stitch in the ditch around the square and the blue-green leaf shapes
  • Stitch curvy lines to create vein-like lines in the blue-green leaf shapes
  • Stitch the border design like the other blocks.

Here’s the back so you can see all the stitching. I really like the lollipop flower. It definitely gave me the focal point I was looking for.

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Until Next Time!

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