Wednesday, December 27, 2017

QUBE angles Batik strip quilt

ever since I showed the test block for Island Batik made from 5” strips, I just wanted to make more!

This one block I sent to Island Batik as part of my ambassador application for 2018!

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I had quite a few bundles of 5” strips from this ambassador box, so I started cutting out the pieces and figured that I had enough to make 12 blocks! I used the 6” Qube set and matching 6” Angles set

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I was showing this picture on the Accuquilt and Beyond FB group, that there’s not much waste (ignoring that I used the 5” strips, I could have cut that down, but that 1/2” or whatever above is not worth saving.

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some of the blocks had low contrast

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some had high contrast

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and some were in the middle

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here’s the 12 blocks done!

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I then had enough scraps of the same 5” strips to cut out rectangles for the border (and 4 small squares)

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the completed size is 39 x 51 now I just need to quilt it!



2 comments:

Quilter Kathy said...

This is an awesome block! I love the circular effect you get even though it's straight seams!

Suzy Webster said...

Gorgeous Bea!