Sugar Block Club Catch Up

Well, it’s that time of year to get a bad head cold!!!! I’ve been out of commission for about 2 weeks now and have a lot of sewing to catch up on. I’m almost done my retro Christmas quilt which I’ll show soon but first I’ve been working very hard to get my Sugar Block Club squares done. I’ve done 4 squares in the last 3 days because I hadn’t done one since July. If you remember, I’m mostly using Amy Butler’s Alchemy line to make a sampler quilt from Amy Gibson’s 2013 Sugar Block Club found here. On her website now you can sign up for her 2014 club too.

These blocks were fun to make as always and I can’t wait to finish December and decide how to put them altogether.

August…

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September…

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This one was the easiest and quickest by far. The others have lots of little pieces!

October…

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November…

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December…
All the pieces are cut and paper is ready for later today. I’m determined to finish all the blocks by the end of the year!

June Sugar Block

I’m excited because I have a lot of projects to share this week. First, I want to give special attention to the June block from the Sugar Block of the Month Club from Stichery Dickory Dock

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Mom beat me to the punch this month and I was pleased to see her email a few days ago with this attachment…

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Gorgeous as per usual. I love the dash of yellow.

I felt the pressure to keep up and worked on mine yesterday…

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I love the square all cosy with the triangles around.

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I love the fussy cut centre but realised I’d done the same for last month’s as well but in the turquoise colour way. See if you can spot them in this photo of the half-way point. How did it get to be June already!…

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April BOM Here it is!

Fortunately, I brought my fabric home for my Sugar Block Club April block. This month was another paper piecing block that I really enjoyed doing. The pattern looks bright like the sun that has been missing from our spring!…

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I struggled with deciding on my fabric choice but I knew I wanted the sun in the white that I’m putting in every block. It came together dreamily…

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I actually think this is my favourite block so far. There are so many fabric combinations you could do here. You could do all of the background scrappy or the points a different colour hmmmmmm the possibilities!

P.s. last minute addition to post…
Yeah mom, she finished her block too. Hot off the press…

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Gorgeous as usual!

Oops Sorry February Block

I’ve been working on my Sugar Block Club block for March and suddenly realised that I haven’t shown off my February block, tragic!

If you remember I showed the pattern…

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This pattern uses paper piecing which required a lot of extra preparation but I think it was worth it in the end. First you need to sew all of the fabric in order…

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(Oooo the little middle tips almost match up perfectly!)

After the centre square was done I laid out the other pieces to make sure I matched up the different materials correctly. I went with a scrappy choice for the blues instead of one fabric. It was a lot of sewing to put the bits together…

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After carefully ripping all of the paper off the block was pretty as can be, I think…

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