Friday, September 4, 2009

Amber's Block

I can't believe round one is over. Here's my start for round two:
I love how Amber puts so many prints together. She forces me to look at fabric in a different way and I'm always happy with what comes out in the end. I went with a wonky log cabin, but this time forced myself to mix it up a little more with varying log sizes and piecing logs together. I also left my rotary cutter alone until it was time to square the final block. I have to admit that I wasn't able to completely abandon my need to plan all of this, but I did go with the flow. When that bottom row didn't quite work out like I wanted, I just added to it with what I had left of another color. Surprise, the world did not come to an end ; )
*Don't worry Amber, that little dot on the blue fabric is just a droplet of dew, not a stain.
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jacquie said...

you know, i've never gone sans rotary cutter...i need to give that a try. bet it was fun! great block too.

Buzz's Food Lady said...

This is really lovely. I love that you worked in the arcadia fabric...something I just couldn't make work!

Andi said...

I agree. Great fabric combo!!
Beautiful work.
Andi :-)

One Shabby Chick said...

Wendy - it's so great - I love it!! And I've never gone without the rotary cutter either!

Rebekah said...

what a pretty block! I need to give the sans rotary cutter blocks a try