Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Thimbleberry Tumbler


I seem to be on a roll with getting some UFO's finished this week.  I had cut out these Tumbler blocks using my GO cutter about a year ago and the fabrics are a collection of Thimbleberry fabrics I won at our guild's xmas party 2 years ago.  


I pulled out this bin of blocks last night and figured out a pattern.  I had won 16 half meters of each fabric and was able to cut 10 Tumbler blocks out of each piece  I then arranged them in a 12 by 12 block layout using up all the blocks.


I was surprised how fast this one came together and had it all pieced this morning.  I wasn't sure I liked the fabrics but once it was pieced it started to grow on me.  I think I'll quilt this one first after installing my Bliss upgrade as I just want to put a panto on it and that should get me adjusted to the new feel of my machine.



I am now down to 2 UFO's (my Presidents quilt and a Ragtime quilt), 1 Work in Progress (my Just Takes Two blocks) and have 4 tops to quilt (Giant Dahlia, Urban Abacus, Yellow and Brown Pinwheel, and this Tumbler).  Not a bad start for a quilter who never had UFO's a few years ago :)

5 comments:

  1. Hi Kath,

    I love that Go! tumbler. I also have the small tumbler and made a baby quilt for a friend. So fun and fast to piece. This one looks great, such a nice layout! Tomorrow is the day of BLISS! Yay!

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  2. Oh, this makes me think of my cousin! She adored Thimbleberries over everything else, and thisis in exactly the kinds of colors she loved. I loved that someone of our generation adored them so much when it's not so popular with our crowd. :) You did a great job with them, Kathy.

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  3. It turned out very nice. Great job.

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  4. Good work on getting your UFOs down.

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  5. Beautiful!!!!!!! I love tumblers!!!

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