Saturday, January 21, 2012

Swoon: 2, Rachel: 2

Last night during FNSI, I finished Block 4 of Swoon; so with Block 1 completed and Blocks 2 and 3 awaiting fabric orders (so I can fix my mistakes), the score's tied 2-2.

I will not let this quilt get the better of me. I will persevere. I will prevail. I will...

I will stop rambling and show you Block 4.


There it is - directional fabric and all. I think I have mastered the directional fabric conundrum...as long as I pay attention, that is.

Anybody else out there doing Katy's Swoon Along? I'm just wondering how long it takes other people to make each block. For me, 2.5 to 3 hours is about the time-frame. That seems like a long time for one quilt block!

I have a couple of hours this afternoon, but I don't want to rush myself - we all know the consequences of me not focusing fully on what I'm doing - so I'm going to try to make some Dresdens instead using Anne's instructions and my new handy-dandy Dresden ruler.

If all goes well, I'll post pictures tomorrow.

11 comments:

The 4 Bushel Farmgal said...

You did a wonderful job with the directional print, and I LOVE your color choice on this block!

a good yarn said...

Anytime you had a level of complication (directional fabric) then it's probably going to take a bit longer. Worth it though don't you think? ann :-)

PunkiePie (Jen) said...

Looking great! Awesome job with the directional fabric.

Rachel's Quilts said...

Your block looks great. I've been tempted but haven't joined yet.

Pat said...

Your block looks really nice, Rachel. How large is that block? I'm sure you will do fine with the other 2 blocks once you get the needed fabric.

Barb said...

Looks wonderful!!! Glad you are sticking with it.

Thimbleanna said...

It's beautiful Rachel! I feel badly - I was so busy telling Jen that you might not have Disney in your future, but you do have Italy that I forgot to tell her how pretty her swoon block is too. Italy is a good reason to start loving snow, don't you think?

Tonya said...

I love these blocks.

andsewon said...

Pretty block! I know you can do it!!!

Brenda said...

I love the block it will be worth the time.

Kelli said...

Love your swoon block Rachel! If I keep seeing them I might just have to hop on the Swoon-along train. It's getting so tempting.