Friday, February 17, 2017

Bee Blocks {February 2017}

This month Carmit asked for improv log cabin blocks a la Sunday Morning Quilts to add to a stash of blocks that she has already collected. She gave us a list of how many blocks in each color that she was looking for and we picked which colors we would be making.

She thought I was a little nuts when I told her that I would make three blocks -- one green, one light blue, and one indigo. I was totally serious!

I did make three blocks and I had a lot of fun making them (and used up a ton of scrap!)

I added a few logs to each white center from my string scraps and then added a few pieced logs here and there as I continued to add to the blocks. For the outermost strips, I added slightly wider strips (2.5 - 3 inches wide rather than 1.5 - 2 inches wide) so that Carmit can trim each block down to her desired size.

These were a really quick and easy block to make and I loved using up so much scrap!

Have a happy weekend! Sharing at Scrap Happy Saturday and Oh Scrap!


  1. How nice of you to make her 3, I am sure she will really appreciate your generosity!

  2. Nice blocks!

    I'm in my first bee now and am enjoying making the blocks too. It is a nice change to just work a little on a project without creating another UFO.

  3. Wow the indigo block just jumped out as soon as the page started loading it is gorgeous! What wonderful blocks to share!

  4. Those are wonderfully scrappy blocks!!

  5. Three great blocks in three happy colors! What a fun way to sew up some scraps. Thanks for sharing with Oh Scrap!

  6. What a great way to clean up a few scraps. Very fun and colorful blocks.


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