Anna’s Crazy Christmas Blocks – A Progress Post
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It looks like I am a bad influence on Anna. I’ve convinced her to try her hand an making crazy patch blocks, and I have to say that I am impressed with her progress so far. Her blocks remind me a lot of the ones in my first crazy quilt. She told me that I didn’t need to share them with you, but I think they are fabulous and you need to see them.
The blocks she’s made so far use the fussy cut fabric from Alexander Henry’s OOP “Los Santos” fabric in the tan colorway. It’s really quite lovely, and the perfect sort of fabric for focus fabric centers.
I’m so proud of Anna for stepping out of her comfort zone and trying a new technique. And I know that if she continues to work with crazy quilting, she will find her own unique style. Has anyone’s project or style inspired you to try something new?
Sharing over at: Let's Bee Social at Sew Fresh Quilts, WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced
I’m hoping you will share the finished quilt . It is very interesting.
Andrea, what fascinating blocks Anna is making! You must be a good teacher.
Kaja of Sew Slowly is inspiring me to try improvisational quilting. She would love Anna’s blocks too!
Thanks Laura, but I’m not doing much teaching. Anna is a hemisphere away from me in Spain, while I sit cheering her on from Indiana.
Inspiration is the best form of teaching, Andrea: making your students feel they can “go it alone” if they try. I found your blog when looking for a crazy quilt tutorial. Yours is the only one that made sense at sight and also I like that you press, press, press!
Thank you Anna! Pressing is not my favorite thing to do, but it really does help in the process. 🙂
I am about to bind this quilt!! You won’t see this comment but I’ll email you the photo when it’s ready. I can’t believe I finally finished it. I’m proud of me, and of you, who got me started!
So excited for you!