Tuesday, December 27, 2011

New Block of the Month

I hope everyone had an enjoyable Christmas!  Mr. Squash and I had a lovely, quiet day in each other's company!  I cooked a small Prime Rib using Pioneer Woman's recipe - it was fantastic!  I also made Kaaren's recipe for Brussels Sprouts and now have a new favorite!  While we didn't have a white Christmas, we did have a beautiful, partly sunny day, which is OK by us!
A while back I decided to do a Block of the Month from The Quilted B.  It's called Rosewood Farms and uses mostly the Etchings collection from 3 Sisters for Moda.  Not only do I love the colorway, but the farm theme is adorable!  Here is the first block.
And here is the second block - see the heart?
This is the original pattern which was done in more rustic colors, but still adorable!  To see how the Rosewood Farms version will look finished, click here.  I am bound and determined to keep up with each month and can't wait to finish!

I'm also still working on this - it's going pretty fast and I should have it on Vinnie by next week.  I don't consider it a UFO because it's the only project I'm working on other than the BOM.  Believe it or not, I don't have any UFO's - just lots of complete projects ready to begin!  I am trying to decide which one to begin next - first in, first out, or last in first out!  Which would you choose?


Jackie said...

Beautiful BOM Candace! I love, love, love the red star center with the blue surrounding it. I can't believe you don't have any UFO's or a lot of WIPs. I need some of your focus! Please send me some!

Looking forward to seeing what you start next!

*karendianne. said...

Happy Holidays my friend and thank you for thinking of us over here in Florida!!! :) Well I like what your working on for sure. Great color way. I really like that quilt you're putting on Vinnie soon and oh my gosh I totally love Sugar. What a great little spot you have for her. How is she doing? Oh the things I miss not hitting every single blog I love!!!!

Stephanie said...

This will be a gorgeous quilt--after all it's starting with hearts and stars--it'll be perfect if there's a basket block somewhere. :o) Enjoy your quiet time.

AnnieO said...

Glad you had a party sunny day--great typo! Sounds nice and simple and relaxing for a holiday. Love your BOM--the heart block is really sweet.

Hmm, I'd be inclined to do last in, but I would end up listening to the most bossy project probably! Enjoy!

Annemariesquilt said...

I love your new blocks Candace!!
The fabric are so beautiful...
Happy new year to you ;-))

Florida Farm Girl said...

I'm glad to know I'm not the only one that works on pretty much one project at the time. No stacks of UFO's or WIP's around here. Your new BOM is going to turn out beautifully. I'll be looking for the blocks as you get them finished.

Happy New Year!!

Ulla said...

The new blocks look great, especially the heart. - I'm working on too many things at the same time so I do have UFO's and good intentions.

Me and My Stitches said...

Love your blocks! I can send you some of my UFO's if you would like - I seem to have plenty!

Betty Lou said...

Your blocks are lovely, beautiful colors ieth in lights or rustic. If you want a few UFO's around, I'll send you some.lol Happy New Year. Glad to see your light background, now I can read your posts, thanks.

Linda said...

Merry Christmas, Candace!!! Yes, I'm a little behind. :-) I took a little computer and quilting break to enjoy the holidays. I LOVE how this quilt is going to look. Totally different than the pattern in the Etchings fabric!! Wow, it looks so beautiful!!

pratima said...

Gorgeous blocks, Candace! The colors you are using are so pretty and soft! The quilt on the cover is beautiful! Have fun with this block of the month :)

Karen said...

That's going to be a gorgeous quilt!

Libby said...

Just love that star block and your fabric choices!

Red Geranium Cottage said...

I love your new BOM.
Happy New Year!!

Carrie P. said...

Glad you had a nice Christmas. We did too.
I like the fabrics you are using.
I say last in first out!

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