Dots on Dots Blog Hop & Giveaway

Posted Monday, September 17th, 2012 in Dots on Dots Blog Hop, Fabric Stash | Read More

I have been collecting dot fabrics without a project in mind for several months. When a friend invited me to join the Dots on Dots blog hop, I hopped right in! I have been running ideas for a house quilt around in my mind for months but nothing was coming together until I decided to do it with my dot fabric. I did a search in EQ7 for house blocks and came up with the Crazy House block pattern.

This is my coloring of the block in EQ 7. I made it with some scraps of bright dot fabrics in my stash but was not completely happy with the results.

I made another block using orange in the center and fabric closer to the colors in the EQ7 block.

Now on to the house blocks.

I found trees and houses in EQ 7 and made them with the dotty fabrics. Two of the houses had set in seams  but I redrew the patterns to avoid the difficult seams. I set the Crazy House block in the center and surrounded it with the dotty trees and houses.

I have enjoyed sewing with all the dotty fabrics. Here is a chance for you to  win some dots and make a quilt.  Make a comment on this post and tell me which block you like the most. (To see larger images, click on the pictures.) This is what you can win…

… four fat quarters and  a pinwheel quilt pattern by Maple Island Quilts.

I will draw a winner on September 20. Good Luck!

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