Sunday, June 5, 2011

MSQB: May Cathedral Windows Block

When I started the Modern Stash Quilting Bee, Sara was one of my blog friends who I really hoped would join, and she did.  I knew she could be counted on for great style, impeccable skill, and choosing a challenging and creative block.  Little did I know just how right I was!

In May, Sara asked everyone to make a Cathedral Windows block using blue and green.  This is one of those blocks I can say with a fair amount of certainty that I never would have tried on my own.  Sara posted a few tips of her own, and we used the tutorials she linked to in her post to make the block.

Mine came out right on the first try--not something I have been able to say for all my blocks!  I really enjoyed making this block, and it is one I could see myself making again.  The only thing I did differently was to use pins to secure the printed fabric to the white when making my window frames because I didn't have any glue.

oops! I hit "publish" a few minutes too soon, so my links weren't active yet.  I've updated them and hopefully you'll get the "live" version.



  1. Love cathedral windows!! I'm not nearly brave enough to try them yet!!

  2. I love favorite part is the Joel Dewberry (?) fabric that you used. I had a lot of fun in your quilting bee, I feel bad because I almost feel like I fell apart toward the end.

  3. Cute! I'm working on a cathedral window right now. I think it will be a pillow.


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