Tumbling Blocks

calliopeAugust 1, 2007

The second full-sized quilt I've tackled. It is draped over a white quilt, not bound, batted or quilted yet, just the top. Another fun quilt, but a little exasperating until I got the hang of all those points coming together.

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jennifer_in_va

That's a neat pattern! I love the tumbling blocks!!

    Bookmark   August 1, 2007 at 4:33PM
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grammyp

I love that pattern, but for the life of me I cann't bring myself to attempt Y seams yet.

beverly

    Bookmark   August 1, 2007 at 5:24PM
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nana24

Very nice top. Looks like a bunch of work. Good job.

TFS
Sally

    Bookmark   August 1, 2007 at 10:57PM
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calliope

grammy, although I did do the Y-seaming (because I'm so new at this I didn't realise there was an easier version and I made my own patterns and templates) there are super easy "cheater" ways to do tumbling blocks so that you just have diagonals..... straight stitched into rows, and then sew the rows together. It entails, of course, dividing the rectangles into triangles. A little googling will find you easy versions.

    Bookmark   August 2, 2007 at 2:12PM
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glassquilt

I made a tumbling block for DD#2 & wife. Started with the easy version but switched to the Y-seams. I made each block from different fabrics and couldn't see how to place them with the easy method.

    Bookmark   August 2, 2007 at 4:03PM
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love2sew

That's a great quilts....those tumbling blocks would certainly get me baffled.
Jean

    Bookmark   August 5, 2007 at 1:42AM
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csackett

Very pretty! I'm not sure I'm ready for that one, but yours is beautiful.
Carolyn

    Bookmark   August 6, 2007 at 4:59PM
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