We got to have nice retreat last weekend. I had several projects planned and bounced around on different ones. I worked on my Red Crinoline Quilt, Bristle Creek Farmhouse block of the month.

4 of my blocks!

my set of blocks done

pressing of blocks

After that I decided that I would work on this quilt designed by Thimble Blossoms, Camille Roskelley, called Round & Round. The pattern was designed to use charm packs and do a lot of trimming, resulting in 3-inch finished half-squares. I asked Cindy to cut this quilt out for me and she called to confirm how I wanted to make it and it was with an overwhelming vote to use Star Singles and much simpler in my mind.

I worked on my half-squares and got them all cut, sliced and diced and then it was time to lay out the blocks.

Round & Round pattern

all the blocks are stacked to sew down in rows

It was laid out in a different way, which translates to confusion for me. I made one block! Wahoo!

first block done

Then I was ready for the other blocks and I decided to just lay it out on top of one another and sew them up in rows. The setting was very simple and it was easy to assemble.

all laid out

Monday night I was able to get it all finished. I used Riley Blake solid and I really liked using it. I think this was the first time I used their solids, they almost had a brushed feeling to it.

rows done

Round & Round complete

Oh, I wanted to share my new blooms! They are going to get better and better!

my first gardenia bloom

I am truly blessed; I hope you are blessed by your daily threads. Love and hugs,

About ronda926

I enjoy piecing quilts and getting to know people, as well as sharing the information I have on sewing. I love the sense of accomplishment once I'm finished.
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3 Responses to Squirrel-ville

  1. Mary T Salmon says:

    Wow, Rhonda!
    I love your quilt!
    Wish I could gardenia here.

  2. Lisa Green says:

    So much fun last weekend…love the round and round…especially the blue. You are a sewing diva 👩‍🎤

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