Monday, January 11, 2016

More RSC16 blocks, moving on to applique

Since my blue scrap bin seems to be bottomless, I decided to do some appliqued blocks too!
Here I used the school house Accuquilt die and cut it out after adding heat n bond to the back of a solid blue.
I also used the cupcake die and made a block with blues
While I was at it, I made these two owls for potholders for my pastor
When I gave away a quilt at our church’s Christmas party, he jokingly said that he never got a quilt from me (because I gave his wife one a few years ago- the big women of the bible quilt, remember?)
I know he cooks and their kitchen is blue and white, so why not make a set while I have the blue scraps out!?
I appliqued all 3 things, 3 different ways
The cupcake I did a triple sloppy line in blue thread and the darning/embroidery foot
on the school house I did a straight line with a standard foot
on the owls I did a button hole stitch with a standard foot (part of them I used variegated thread)
Here are the potholders done with a layer of insulbright and warm and natural cotton batting and then just turned inside out, I didn’t quilt them at all, just whip stitched the opening closed.


cucki said...

They are very pretty blocks x

Melody said...

Love everything especially those little owl pot holders. Delightful.

margaret said...

good blocks can see you make some lovely things using a die cutter

Sally T said...

Yummy looking cupcake and usually I avoid blue food. And your owl pot holders are adorable.

Edith said...

Really nice, the cupcake is delicious looking and I love the Owl potholders.

Cathy said...

Great work this week! Each one is so cute! Your pastor will love those pot holders!

The Joyful Quilter said...

Those owls are just adorable!!

Deb A said...

Those are very cute owls! You did great with your blue scraps this week.

scraphappy said...

Oh my, those owls are a hoot! Sorry, it had to be said.

Jennie in GA said...

Great projects. I always enjoy seeing how everyone uses their accumulate. Those pot holders are the cutest!!!

Angie said...

Really fun projects! I didn't know Accuquilt had a school house die. The temptation to get one grows stronger!

LA Paylor said...

oh thank goodness. I love to see something whimsical here! I haven't begun my whimsy this year... LeeAnna

Ellen said...

Cute blocks! Your pot holders are so cute and are sure to be enjoyed.

Quiltdivajulie said...

Beautiful blues -- and what a fun assortment of blocks.