At last! The last block is ready to be hand stitched. It may sound like the end is near but when making a mental list of what still needs to be done before the quilt is complete it seems the light at the tunnel is still very small. Hopefully by the time this last block is complete the block setting and borders idea will be set in stone. It would be easier to just follow the pattern.
Erin gave 3 different finishing instructions, all of which are great but....I just want mine to be different. Following the quilt making instructions 100%, NEVER, ever... that I can recall.
I fell in love with the quilt pattern at first sight over 3 years ago. So much so that I've made a couple different projects from single blocks. This blue one hangs in the spare bedroom.
Another one made for my mom'ma using block 2 of the series. You can find the pattern for the entire set of quilt blocks here. A tutorial for the border on the quilt below can be found on Erin's blog here.
Since this post seems to be all about Erin Russek, have you seen her new
FREE BOM called Happy Dance? The picture below is from her blog, Onepieceatatime.
If your not a big fan of applique she's also giving instructions for pieced blocks that will surround the center applique. I hadn't planned on doing this years BOM but I just couldn't say no to that cute watering can. It's not to late to join in the fun! All you need to do is purchase the center block, and the rest is free!
~ Lea Anne ~Pin It