Friday, January 07, 2011

Catch Me If You Can

Well, you know, I didn't have enough going on, or enough projects in process (sarcasm intended), and when Barbara Brackman began a new sort-of quilt-along of Civil War blocks with CW history interspersed, I thought, "Well, I simply must do that!"

And so I made the first block, Catch Me If You Can, and am pleased with it, despite the pathetic photograph.  I'm delving into my Rubbermaid tub of Civil War repros to make these blocks, and do not intend to purchase any additional, at least until it the blocks are all finished and it is time to set them.  The blocks finish at eight inches, an unusual size for me.

Barbara will post a new block each Saturday.  I made this one the day it was posted and prolly will make the next one tomorrow, since the planned expedition to Sauder's has been postponed due to threats of additional snow.


6 comments:

Nancy said...

ok...you won't buy any...but would you like some more donations? If so, send me your address again.. You know they are just sitting in my sewing room groaning cause they know they aren't liked...

floribunda... aka Julie said...

did they have batiks in the Civil War? (no, no, no I'm not going to start this!)

Blue Ridge Mountains said...

Thank you Nancy. I had not seen this blog before. I sent this on to a couple of my quilting buddies who love Civil War blocks.

*karendianne. said...

What a pretty block with great fabric choices!

desertskyquilts said...

Oh no, you didn't get to Sauder's! Looks like a nasty weather week ahead, too. But your block looks super! I got #2 done today. Ready for next Saturday. LOL

Anonymous said...

Please post each block as you finish it. How many are there total? It is great and I would like to try it. As floribunda said - how would batiks look????? Your CA Cuz