The wind was only slightly blowing. I finished up this top yesterday and brought it outside to take a picture of it... Getting a photo of the top was a little tricky... Some of the outtakes... I'm glad I didn't stop with this top. There were so many times I thought to just… Continue reading Roll Roll Buzz Saw Top Finished!
Whoot! I am finally working on the border! Here are all these fun border pieces! Lots of them. I really do find Bonnie's patterns to challenge me but they are very time consuming to put together! I know once I get this round of quilt tops put together and out of my WIP bins I… Continue reading Roll Roll Buzz Saw Progress – Working on the border!
I have never been more happy to be ready to work on the last block of a quilt! I started this Roll Roll Cotton Boll project as part of a Bonnie K. Hunter mystery in December 2010 which rolled over into the first part of 2011. If any of you have done this mystery and… Continue reading Roll Roll Buzz Saw – The Last Buzz Saw Prickly Pear Block!!!
I am plugging away at the Roll Roll Cotton Boll/Bonnie Hunter quilt I now call Roll Roll Buzz Saw. I'm sure there's a better name for it. You can see how the neutral of the half square triangle around the Prickly Pear Blocks melds into the string blocks creating that 'buzz saw' effect. This is… Continue reading Roll Roll Buzz Saw Progress
I'm skipping around. I have only completed 6 of the Prickly Pear blocks. That's 6 out of 30! Yikes. Those Prickly Pears are kinda of a pain to put together. There are a lot of seams and I have to steam open a lot of them in order for the block to lay flat and… Continue reading Quiltville’s Roll Roll Cotton Boll – Part 4 – Skipping Around
The String blocks are up next. This is a photo of what two string blocks sliced on the diagonal and then re-sewn back together will look like. We need 30 of these units for the quilt which means we have to make 60 smaller string blocks that measure 8-1/2" square. After I had completed about… Continue reading Quiltville’s Roll Roll Cotton Boll – Part 3,The String Blocks and How I made these in a jiffy!
The 1st clue is complete. I finished cutting up the 172 segments this morning. It didn't take long to get that one finished as I already had 120 complete. Aren't they purty? So now it's on to Clue 2. What I just need to do is finish cutting apart my paper templates. I have them… Continue reading Quiltville’s Roll Roll Cotton Boll Quilt – Part 2
Alright! Here we go! I know I've mentioned in a previous post that I had already dabbled in some of the clues to this mystery, so forgive me in advance if this post seems like a yawner. As a refresher, you can click over to Quiltville if you want to print out the clues and… Continue reading Quiltville’s Roll Roll Cotton Boll Quilt – Part 1 My Version