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Monday, May 26, 2014

Spring 2014 4x5 Modern Bee

I chose to make the Double Pinwheel Block from McCalls.

I think it's a fun block, that isn't seen very much around the inter webs right now.  It's one of those classic blocks that can be modernized with fabric choices.  The only downside of the block is using the construction directions from McCalls there are a gazillion bias edges.  All you can do is starch like crazy and hope for the best.
Spring 2014 Hive #3 4x5 Modern Bee

Sarah requested aqua, lime, cobalt, and grey on a text or low volume background.

Double Pinwheel Block

Christina requested sea foam green, pale turquoise, pale gold, champagne, pearl white, and kona white background.

Double Pinwheel Block

Cinda requested aqua/turquoise, orange, yellow, and grey with a white or low volume background.

Double Pinwheel Block

Dawn requested red, turquoise, aqua and pink with a white background.

Double Pinwheel Block

Brandy requested purple and aqua with grey or low volume background.

Double Pinwheel Block

I continued with my real world red and white theme.

Double Pinwheel

- Heather

Linking to: Anything Goes MondayWiP Wednesday @ Freshly PiecedLet’s Bee Social Wednesday @ SewFreshQuiltsNeedle and Thread Thursday @ My Quilt InfatuationWhoop Whoop Fridays @ Confessions of a Quilt AddictFabric Frenzy Friday @ Ft. Worth Fabric, and Sewjo Saturday at My Go-Go Life.






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7 Comments:

At May 27, 2014 at 2:44 PM , Anonymous Julie @ The Crafty Quilter said...

I love your double pinwheel blocks, Heather! They have a modern feel to them and your fabrics are awesome!

 
At May 28, 2014 at 8:51 AM , Blogger QuiltCandy said...

Don't these look great in all those different fabrics!

 
At May 28, 2014 at 9:19 AM , Blogger Caffeinated Cotton said...

love those pinwheels...they never get old. great fabric too

 
At May 28, 2014 at 12:11 PM , Blogger Cara said...

Love these classic blocks, and I'm majorly impressed by your mad swap skills.

 
At May 28, 2014 at 4:29 PM , Blogger Sarah @ Berry Barn Designs said...

These are great, Heather. I especially like the one Cinda requested - not colors I'd have ever thought to pair, but they look neat together!

 
At May 28, 2014 at 11:05 PM , Blogger Teri Townley said...

Very colorful and fun blocks! Nice work!

 
At May 29, 2014 at 4:30 PM , Blogger Lorna McMahon said...

Very pretty pinwheels, Heather! I do love the one for Sarah and the one for Cinda best!

 

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