Thursday, September 5, 2013

My WINNINGS: A Halloween Quilt :)

Hearts to Holly Quilt Shop just had their drawing for Block Frenzy (make a 12" block and your name goes in the pot) and I WON! I've entered quite a few times and have never had my name pulled before. This time the theme was Halloween. I won 11 blocks.
I laid them out on my sewing room floor and decided I needed one more. I stitched up the ghost in row two, fairly quickly. I had the ghost in my stash from a shop hop (a giveaway) and hadn't found a place for him till now.
 
So now my plan is to either alternate white and yellow borders on the blocks OR use white on all of them and some other color as sashing for the whole quilt. Then one or two borders to get it up to a lap size.
I'm bordering all the blocks because, if you've ever won something like this, you know all 12" blocks are not created equal. Some are just a hair large, some a hair small and some just a bit wonky. By adding a 2-1/2" border and then trimming the blocks down to 15-1/2", I'll get them all on an even playing field.
This is one of the prettiest block swaps I've won... I'm loving the looks of these!


2 comments:

Vroomans' Quilts said...

This is so cute! Lucky you

scottylover said...

Very cute! Lucky you!
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