Thursday, August 9, 2012

July Bee Blocks

For our IMAGINE at do. Good Stitches group we did these “ET Phone Home” blocks for July.  (The tutorial and template can be found here.)

I’ve done paper piecing in the past, but never one this complex.  It took me about 5 hours to make the two blocks.  Yes.  5 hours.  The first couple of segments took me the longest but by the end I had a system down and I was flying through them.  I do admit that the afternoon I was working on these I was not on my A-game so to speak.  I ended up having to rip out 3 seams.  Paper piecing and seam ripping don’t really go together.

The finished quilt is going to be stunning though!

July Bee Block 1
July Bee Block 2


  1. Stunning! Well worth the effort, I'd say!

  2. Wow that looks amazing! So worth the 5hours =D

  3. Mmmm very pretty. I love those blocks.

  4. They are so worth the effort. Good job ; )

  5. It's absolutely gorgeous! I've loved that block since I saw it on Lily's Quilts blog :)

  6. I love this block, do you have a pattern you sell of it?


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