Watch out quilty world I'm busting out of that tightly stitched quilty style! That's right I'm stepping outside of the box with the Sew Sweet Simplicity BOM blocks. For those of you that know me and my style, you know I almost always use white for the background fabric. Well it's time to step out of that rut, join the solids movement and use up some of solids stash accumulated over the years.
I'M LOVING IT!
Why hadn't I made this move before? Oh I'm not saying the white love affair is over, it'll always be my go-to for the clean crisp traditional look, but I can't wait to make the rest of the blocks...SQUEEEEEAL!...Doing my white girls can't dance move, which isn't as pretty as my block.
So what's the BOM?
It's a freebie, of course, you know me... love the freebie's!
Jacquelynne Steves has put together the sweetest little BOM that doesn't take a year. That's was a winner in my book.
And she's giving a few options for the quilt. You can choose from embroidered centers....
...or nothing in the center of the block. For now I'm going with the blank centers, leaving them open for custom quilting. I could change my mind later...I'll see how it grabs me after seeing a few of the blocks together. And if I decide to call it done after 4 blocks she's given the pattern for that also. I'm telling you this gal has thought of everything!
There's still time to join in if you're interested, block two still hasn't been posted. The only thing you need to do is hop over and sign up and she'll mail you the free patterns when they're ready. It's that simple!
I'm looking forward to seeing the creativity with this pattern from all the other quilters. There's already a few quilters posting pictures on Pinterest, click here to see the sweetness!
~ Lea Anne ~