Wednesday, 1 March 2017

The Logging is Done

Lob Cabin is a fun block to make and sometimes a little too easy. I had to mess it up. Hey, I don't want to tarnish my reputation just because the block is easy to make, right? I mean, I worked hard for that reputation you know. :^D

Here's what I did in January;  

 
 
 

and 8 more for February; 
I made two more completely neutral and I was half way done when I realised that I don't need two more of those. Arrghhh! What I need two more of are the half-and-half blocks. Back at the cutting board to cut more of the neutral strips as I was running low. 

Remember that I am using only fabric that means something to me, whether it was given to me by a quilty friend or that it represents something that I love. So a lot of pulling out of fabric and refolding followed. 

I manage to do it right on the second try; 
That's more like it. 

I also need 6 completely bright and they turned out like this; 

This is the layout; 

You can clearly see that I didn't need more neutral blocks. I'm sure I can find another job for them. Somewhere else. 


So I am tagging along to Cécile's blog for the traditional log cabin. Béa has the modern counterpart.  You'll see on Béa's blog that Lori and I had the same inspiration for this little Log Cabin QAL. Fun! So don't be shy and go have a look. 

Until next time ... I ♥ my quilty friends. 

;^)











9 comments:

  1. I like the paint pallet fabric. Conversational prints are so interesting.

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  2. I love how your log cabins made such a pretty heart! What a fun plan!

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  3. Rien à dire ma chère Chantal ! J'adooooore le coeur, et tu vois, tu peux utiliser tes tissus à fleurs pour faire un autre Log ! Ce serait un Log romantique. ...

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  4. Hihi ça m'a fait rire quand j'ai vu le même coeur ! La Saint Valentin est passée par là, j'adore ce motif.

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  5. That's really sweet! And those extra neutral blocks would make dandy applique backgrounds. Or even the label for the back of the heart cabin!

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  6. I guess great minds think alike. Unlike your treasured fabrics from friends, I made mine with scraps that my friends no longer wanted. I truly enjoy seeing what I can create from garbage can destined scraps. Can't wait to see your finished top. I am still adding a paper pieced border yet. Thinking about making it a cushion cover for my chair that I can use when I go to quilt guild.

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  7. what a neat idea! very clever and it turned out great.

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  8. Magnifique ton cœur, bravo. Plein de couleurs, de peps, j'adore. Gros bisous

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