Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Card trick!

No - I've not been practising my magic! Honestly!
Started my monthly quilting course at the beginning of the year and here is a new block I learnt in January - the card trick.
It was interesting playing around with the colour placement of the pieces before joining them together as they really made quite varying blocks. It's amazing what half square and quarter square triangles can do!

Option number 1:

Option number 2:

Option number 3:

Sewing up the pieces:

Getting there slowly:

Hey presto! (or abracadabra!) the finished block - although the lighting in the photo is not too good!

Off to magic up a cup of tea!!

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