Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Quilt Along Block Three

 I got block three done for the Jelly Roll Quilt Along, you can click on the button on the sidebar to learn more.

I don't know that I like this block, though I think I was supposed to alternate the way the blocks are turned, but I still don't think I'd be in love with this block. For one thing it uses none of the background. Oh well we'll see once all the blocks are done.

 I wanted to thank everyone for their support for Little Bit's appointment and the fabric eggs, the pattern can be found here, though I did make some adjustments. For one thing I made the template narrower, and I switched the way the grain line went, I'd rather a tall long egg then a fat one that looks more like a ball then an egg. Not over stuffing would help, but hey what fun would that be?? I also am going to admit I took pictures of the 'good' sides of the eggs I made. This is a new thing for me so I think it worked out well.

Little Bit is having petit mal seizures, or that is what the neurologist thinks. She is scheduled for another EEG, MRI and they took blood and urine samples to check for a few other things, including protein metabolic disorders. So right now it's things as normal until we find out differently.


Terry said...

I have to admit I wasn't thrilled with this block when I saw it either. I think I'll use the background fabric in the center of each square. Maybe that will help. :0)

Staci said...

I made this block yesterday, too, and am not thrilled with it. Ended up cutting up an extra jelly roll strip because I wasn't satisfied with the color/print contrast of what I had originally cut. Made mine exactly as posted, but really like how you switched around your centers. Wish I would have thought of that. Love the soft colors in your fabrics. My little complaint aside, I am enjoying the quilt along very much.

hetty said...

I did not join the quilt along, but I have made the first two blocks anyway. I didn't make block 3 because I didn't like it. I might make something else instead. Thanks for the egg link. I'll have to try that - maybe for Easter 2011. Hope the doctors will find out what is wrong with Little Bit and be able to fix it.

Rene' said...

Thanks for the egg pattern link. Maybe your blocks will look better to you once they are put with the others. Your fabric is pretty. I hope the scheduled EEG and MRI help the doctors determine the best course of action for Little Bit.

Thelma said...

Yeah, I'm a little disappointed with Block 3 also. Like Terry, I'm thinking of putting my background fabric in the center of the blocks.

I think you did a good job with the pattern we were given.

Tomorrow's Schnibbles day, I wonder what the new Schnibbles will be!!!

Sandie @ crazy'boutquilts said...

Well, I haven't made the block yet, so don't know what to think of it! :-o One of these days I'll get in gear. ;-) So sorry your DD is having little seizures~ I hope they can figure out the cause soon. Have a good day!