I have been working on Ad Hoc Improv Quilts Challenge Two this month. We must make a quilt using any two different blocks. A while back I made eight wonky houses using a stack and whack technique. I forget where,I found the directions, but if any of you know, please let me know. These are 8-1/2 inches.
P.S. - Thank you, Jo , for the Stash Bee Hive 9 post for the wonky house instructions. See comment 2 below..
The second blocks, which I just finished, are totally scrappy Improv types, a new effort for me.
They really need some sashing, so please help me decide among these different styles.
This is a quarterly challenge with plenty of time to think and change or add elements, no rush.
Because there is only a tiny bit of green above, I will show you this quilted wall hanging made around 1990, which really says spring to me. This is the third in a series made using a block in a photo from a Michael James book. I call it Sunlight.
As you see, I used velvets, batiks, silk, satin and ribbons to show ssunlight streaming through the trees. It has been one of my favorites and was very improvisational also.
Have a fun week with your stitching and check out these scrappy links:
Thanks, Kaya and Ann, for running this challenge. Come check out the Ad Hoc Improv Quilts doings at Kaya's blog, Sew Slowly, or Ann's blog, Fret Not Yourself.