Thursday, May 22, 2014

Accuquilt Block Party - Flowering Snowball

 Welcome to my day on the
 
AccuQuilt Blog Hop Party
AccuQuilt has came out with 11 new dies
and I was excited when I got a chance
to try out the
New Flowering Snowball Die.
 
http://www.accuquilt.com/go-flowering-snowball-12-finished.html
I have never sewn a curve for a quilt,
maybe sewn a sleeve or two on
a kiddos dress, but
never on a quilt.
Just a little intimidating.
 
I decided to use all solids. 
I love the simplicity
of solids.  I pulled out my
Kona Fat Quarters Fields of Irises.

Plus, the die works great using fat quarters.
 
 
 

I timed how quick it was
to cut out 10 blocks. 
You can find the results here.
Sew, what exactly did I come up with?
 

 
It measures at 60" square. 
 I haven't yet decided how
I would like to quilt it
so, if you have any grand suggestions.......
 
I would love them.
 
I have several more ideas
for this great die.
 
 
Thanks to Accuquilt
for letting me give it a whirl.
 
 
 
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16 comments:

  1. Wow. I love the way your quilt has come together. I think I need to add this one to my want list.

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  2. uhhh nice and elegant! funny we both picked purple :)

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  3. ohhhhh my and i love the white striking

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  4. Wow Amy this is so striking!! Love that you used the black for the center square too!

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  5. Very modern. Gotta love those solids! And how did you find sewing the curves? Looks like you caught on quickly! Great job, Amy!

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  6. I love your color choices - the diagonal splash of color within the black and gray was a brilliant idea!...and your curves look perfect...I can't wait to see how you quilt it. GORGEOUS!!

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  7. Great quilt, Amy. It was worth waiting til Friday to see. The quilting will really stand out on those wonderful Kona solids.

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  8. Great block and wonderful quilt layout ... :) Pat

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  9. Wow, I need to get this one for sure! Great job!

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  10. Splendid quilt, and in my favorite colors too! I love the curved pieces but haven't braved any yet.

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  11. This is awesome! I love the color placement.

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