10.02.2015

Farmer's Wife Friday ~ Anne and April

Happy Friday!   Hope your week was a good one : )
It is time to share blocks from the Farmer's Wife 1930's Quilt Along.

I decided to sew along since I love making these blocks so much!

This week Kerry shared her Anne and April blocks.  You can find her post [HERE]
Here are my versions:  

April is a straightforward block - very easy to sew.
To make it a bit easier to get the colored pieces in the right place, I color coded the pattern with colored pencils.  There are lots of little pieces and this made things much easier.

I think this is my favorite so far - the fabrics work so well together.
I used Pink Penguins Lighthearted fabric for the center apple and blue/green sections.  
The background dot is Moda Basics.  I love the gingham but can't remember where it is from.

Anne is another straight forward block to sew. 

I used an older Connecting Threads print for the floral from the "Hope Chest" line, the yellow/white print is Glamping from Moda.  The dot background is another perfect dot in pink from Moda Basics.


I think this one would be such a fun quilt as a single block repeated for the entire quilt.

Happy Sewing!
xo
Charise


12 comments:

  1. I really like the dots as a "solid" - I may have to step that idea on some of my blocks. I also love the apple; thank you for telling us the line it is from. Fabulous blocks!

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  2. Love the Anne block! I agree it makes a cute quilt on it's own. I could see small red or gingham red yoyo for the center of each motif!

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  3. Wow, they're both stunning, but I think Anne makes a terrific quilt...may be tempted to try it.

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  5. Love the "Anne" block and isn't it wonderful as just one quilt! Such movement!

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  6. Great blocks, I think Anne is one of my favourites in the whole book and it helps to see it tiled, love your choices for April- it's got a great table cloth look!

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  7. Your blocks are each a work of art. When I start my own, I will be using your palette as inspiration. Charming!!!

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  8. Your blocks are just stunning! Great fabric choices.

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  9. You have made such wonderful blocks with cheery colors! Love your fabric choices! Great job!!

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  10. That Anne block would make a great quilt, putting them together, like your picture. I think I'd want to make the blocks bigger, tho. I'm not into tiny blocks.

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  11. Your pieces is so accurate. Love your fabric choices.

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