Friday, February 28, 2014

Park Bench

I bought these rulers design by Julie Herman of Jaybird Quilts fame
a while ago.  I have watched her marvellous and
interesting designs pop up all over social media and have thought they
were not for me - that they would be to complicated.


Then someone made me sing up with the Fat Quarter Shop's BOM
for Park Bench.  I had been reluctant for 2 reasons - the rulers and the fabric.
I wasn't convinced that I loved, let alone liked Botanics (I know there are
quilters gasping at this confession) and didn't want to spend money
when there was doubt.

 

Well I caved.  I signed up - I figured I had the rulers and I
really should used them.  I thought the BOM was
probably the safest bet and decided while I was home
with sick kids to get stuck into it.


It was not at all what I had thought!
I was super easy and fun too.
The fabric - well there are prints in it I really like 
and think I will buy more of -
especially the sketches on the graph paper.


Now I have to wait for month 2 to arrive...

6 comments:

  1. Someone made you sign up, Claire! That's awful! No, seriously. You're quilt is going to be lovely.

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  2. What a horrible person to make you sign up hehe! I think your blocks are going to look great. What an interesting ruler.

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  3. its good to step outside you comfaort zone every now and then Clairebear,you are so clever your blocks look amazing.xx

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  4. you can thank me later :) you know i am always happy to lead you astray in your fabric purchases and BOM commitments! hope the kids are better today. hugs

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  5. Great blocks Claire. hugs.....

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  6. Great blocks. Lovely to read a report on the ease of using these rulers.

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