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Join me tomorrow at 10AM EST on the OML Embroidery YouTube channel. This gorgeous quilt block design is from Anita Goodesign and is found in the February 2022 All Access.
I stitched out a few blocks and I liked this one best – I used a 1/2 yard bundle of fabric to pick my colors, yellow, purple and a flower print. I decided that the flower print is quite busy, so that should be the main focal point of the flower. I wanted to add more purple, so the matching purple fabric with a small print was perfect for that. In the small flower print there are yellow and red flowers – I thought the yellow would look fantastic and bring out the small flower print yellows front and center. To make all of the colors pop, I used a black background fabric for each block. Once I matched all of the threads I used the purple for the background quilting and picked two greens for the leaves.
In my 1/2 yard bundle and fat quarter bundle, there are different coloured fabrics with the same print. There was blue, orange, green pink and yellow. If I was doing a large quilt, I would take the same fabric prints that I used originally but in the different colors. Then each block of 4 would have a different color but still be the same. I think that would look amazing.
I hope you join me for the stitch along tomorrow – paper piecing or folded fabric is so much fun to do and has that perfect paper piecing look that I love!