Most of my quilts these days are very traditional and take ages to make but I miss playing with the brighter free and easy ones I used to do way back when.
I decided that it would be a good idea to keep an afternoon or two free in the weekends to play in the sewing room and that way I could still stay focused during the week on the big slow burning quilts in progress. Sounds like a good plan to me.
These blocks are from the Freddy Moran and Gwen Marston book called Freddy and Gwen Collaborate Again.
It's a perfect fit for my weekend play, no pinning, no templates and no size restrictions.
Even better, I get to use red, red and more red fabric from the stash. Add some strips from the scrap bag and it's practically a free quilt.
I have to acknowledge LeeAnne over at Nifty quilts who inspired me with this version she put together after a block swap.
Sujata over at The Root Connection who delights me with the idea that any scraps can be put together and result in something fabulous.
Victoria of 15 minutes of play fame who taught me that I can even make my own new fabric by joining the scraps together.
Seeds are sewn by what we see and experience.
I bought this pattern years ago, it's very similar except it has several blocks done in the slashing style and is a bit more structured. Of course once you do a block or two, you can go in your own direction.
I'm giving away this pattern so if you think you'd like it, leave a comment saying so and I'll do a draw after Easter. Sorry, no anonymous comments.
To all those who celebrate Easter, have a wonderful weekend.