Evening in the Garden Quilts

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WIP Wednesday: Donation Blocks

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This week I’m working on donation blocks for Briawna at Purple Poppy Quilts. I usually make blocks for Kat’s Covered in Love, but this month she asked us to support Briawna, and autism is a cause that’s important to me.

I’ve never done these cross-plus blocks before, but they are very easy. Choosing colors is harder, as you can see from mine, but I’m learning. One thing that I like is that it uses scrap sizes I already have cut, and it’s perfect for bright or novelty fabrics that don’t always fit in other places.

Six blocks finished, six more to assemble.

Today was a beautiful day with perfect sunny, mild weather. I spent some time working outdoors, indoors, in the studio, and at the Y. Hope you had a good day, too.

Author: Valerie

I'm Valerie, also known as Scooquilt. I am passionate about fabric and quilting. My quilts are colorful and modern, but grounded in traditional blocks. My degrees are in Fine Arts and Education. I'm retired from teaching and trying to quilt daily. Reading, gardening, and cats are also important to me.

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