Sunday, October 31, 2010

Die-Cut Tumbler Blocks

A week ago Saturday when D#2 and I made up our minds as to what we were going to work on during our Sew Day,
our plans immediately changed when the mailman delivered my AccuQuilt Tumbler Die.

Out came my entire blue Scrap Stash.
It took us more time picking out the pieces that would fit the die than it did for us to cut.

We were able to cut the twenty blocks used in this tabletopper plus only a couple more before we used every blue scrap of the correct size.

While I manned the Bernina
Debbie handed over the blocks in the order of the lay-out on the design wall.
It took us no time at all to sew up this little top.

We had a short Sew Day and really accomplished something.

During the week when there was a free minute or two I added a border with a green flange,
quilted it a little.  Just enough  .. .. ..   ~quarter inch from either side of the seams.

Then used the Flower shapes cut using the die that came with the GO!
We cut these shapes from fabric that already had Wonder-Under -
so they were ready to be fused to our Tumbler Top.


That's about as far as it has come, so far.
Will be doing some machine stitching on the flowers, stems and petals.

Haven't decided about binding .

Hugs & ♥♥♥
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  1. gorgeous Gerry. i love the fact that a block has been magically transformed into a flower pot! so clever and SO pretty!

    a perfect use of scraps!

  2. Dang ! ! That looks pretty darn good ! ! No it looks GREAT ! ! !

  3. WOW, LOVE IT!!! Love the flowers, and colors!!!!! Just GO!reat!!! Those people at AccutQuilt will love all the things you and Debra create!!!

  4. Oh, my birthday present is almost ready and it's beautiful. I love the play of the flowers with the blues.

    Thank you! thank you! thank you!

    Hugs - Marie

  5. What a work of art. When you and Deb get together--watch out!!!

  6. I love this little blue tumbler quilt.....Wish I had a GO, Maybe Christmas. Enjoy reading your Blog.

  7. I love this quilt. It's gorgeous!!! The design is so pretty and the flower applique just adds so much to it. Make it unique. Love it!!

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