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This challenge started this year and for the month of July – September features the “Reverse Capital T” block.
Last months block was quilted and showcased here.
Here is this months block:
I started with quilting the center by placing a quilted “square in a square” block for my motif. I found the center of the square to stitch out the circle and then did the outside ovals coming off the center. It needed more so I placed a smaller set of ovals inside the larger ones. To help the center stand out, I filled in the outside section of the center with the straight lines.
I continued with the same pattern as I moved out into the triangle areas. It is hard to see the patterning on the blue fabric since I used the same color of thread. Interestingly enough the center motif recedes in this block. I think if I had stitched a second line for my square in a square it may have shown more.
By working within the small spaces of the block elements I was able to quilt with no marking or registration marks.
One more month and then it is time for the whole cloth quilting to begin! I can’t wait, but I have to settle on a design first.
Enjoy the Journey, Jackie