And, it has its own new little project container....Christmas gift from Moda! Perfect fit to keep those little blocks organized and neat!!
When I finished my Pinwheel blocks this fall, I needed another Leaders and Enders project so I am making 3" Railfence blocks. Not using up my little strips fast enough with the log cabin blocks so I dreamed up this one! Will need 576 blocks to make a 72" square quilt.......might need to make that 72" x 84" to fit my bed with a proper drop! Lots of time to figure that out later......right now only have 53 blocks done so will need 523 more....that's close to 10%!! Or, I could turn them into strips of "Chinese Coins" with sashing in between! Ideas are endless!! Or, use them as the center of a Sawtooth Star!
Another dozen 3-3/4" log cabin blocks......will need 576 of these too.......for a quilt measuring 80" square (have 33 completed.....long way to go!). I love making these little blocks in my sewing room listening to audiobooks! Right now it is "Maine" which I saw mentioned on someone's blog as well as a review in the local newspaper. Just finished "Killing Lincoln" and that sure held my attention! "Killing Kennedy" is in the stack waiting its turn. Good thing my DH always gives me a bookstore gift certificate for Christmas!
From Edyta Sitar's "Dancing in the Rain", I wanted to make a little table mat .....Pinwheels are another Favorite pattern to make......seem to be really stuck on Half Square Triangle patterns! My other ongoing 3" project "Shoofly" also uses them.......will need only 288 of them as the blocks will alternate with unpieced 3" squares (63 done so far!) Note that I like to make my Pinwheels going toward the right....some pattern designers make them going to the left! I loved Edyta's "Umbrella" pattern so I appliqued a little one!