Sunday, June 16, 2013

FMQ Practice and My Postage Stamp Blocks

I recently participated in a postage stamp block swap on Flickr.  I decided to use a couple blocks to make these cute fabric boxes that I saw on pink Penguin blog.  so I get started with my block, batting and backing brcause I'm used to making the quilt sandwich......duh I did it wrong because I need to leave the back off, do my FMQing then make the lining....So. I made a mug rug.  I did some straight line stitching for the quilting, bound it and it was done.    

I then started on my box again, this time doing it right.  I practiced stitching in the ditch FMQ instead of using my walking foot.  Then I did basic stipple in every other square.   I love my little box and I get to see my swap blocks all the time.  My remote fits perfectly in the basket and will never be lost again....maybe.


  1. Really cute projects and a happy accident because you can have matching makes in your living room!
    Thanks for linking up :)

  2. visiting from WIP wednesday. Love the different piecing you are managing to do within the hexagon shape. Amazing. can't wait to see more