SAMQG Block of the Month Quilt
In February, I was the proud winner of 24 quilt blocks from the San Antonio Modern Quilt Guild! Hooray!!! These were our block of the month designs for January. (Assigned in January, bring to February meeting.) ?I had enough blocks to create two quilts and today I’m sharing the finished, second quilt. Huge THANK YOU to everyone who made a block or two.
This littler guy measures about 50″ x 50″. I ended up stitching an additional two blocks to ensure the quilt would turn out square. This quilt did not get the white border. I left it as a blocks-only design.
Originally, I sorted the blocks by “mostly cool colors” and “mostly warm colors.” I don’t know that I was successful since each block was such a wild assortment of fabrics. (LOVE!) But this smaller quilt represents the “mostly cool color” blocks.
Unlike the first, larger quilt I made with these blocks, I did a simple swirl design from edge to edge to finish this quilt. Once it was on the frame, the quilting went very quickly. I bound the quilt with this great Alexander Henry black plaid fabric. (Amazon affiliate link.)
The weather was absolutely perfect on Sunday to grab a few pictures.
I say perfect, but technically there was some wind…
Luckily, my assistant was a great sport and even held the quilts in place from an awkward squat position behind the metal gate. You can see a little video of his expert help on my Instagram account.