One B9P

One B9P

Lots of exciting events going on with my sons 5th birthday, preschool graduation and family visiting.  So glad I got this done!  It was pretty fast once I had time to sew it. Thank you! Helen / Nashville, TN ...

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Intermediate Quilter vs the Bargello 9

Intermediate Quilter vs the Bargello 9

In Thursday’s Fight of the Month, another out and out brawl is in store for us. Backing the B9 was Evil Bernina (EB), IQ’s nemesis. In the corner for IQ were the well-known duo Spray Starch (SS) and Seam Ripper (SR). Round 1 lasted all afternoon with EB blocking every move, while SR struggled to keep IQ in the ring. After a good bit of cursing (#%@), IQ triumphed in a close decision. Round 2 commenced the next day and lasted almost as long....

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B9P blocks

B9P blocks

I will donate all my chances this month. I was double checking the directions every step of the way! So simple and yet so complicated, maybe it is just me.

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May blocks

May blocks

I liked the combination of colours for this month.  It was great to have the time to be able to sit and sew these, and I again cut extra strips to make more of the same or similar.  I have ended up with a bunch of 9-patch and 16-patch blocks to add to the growing pile for future quilts.  These four blocks are for donation.  Karen N, in Cape...

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3 blocks done

3 blocks done

I put together three blocks this month. I know I say it all of the time, but I was surprised how well these have turned out. I wasn’t convinced that I wanted to make any but I am so glad that I did. The colors are lovely and remind me of a pansy on a cloudy day (that reminds me, I need to plant out the pots in front of the house for the colder months – pansies might be the perfect...

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