My contribution for this month's Mid-Century Modern Bee is getting done right in the Nick of Time!
Carla has her eyes set on a very fun quilt for her month
So our challenge was to do a block with this as our inspiration...
Since this month of April has been full of fun and flowers....
I thought a basket of flowers would suit Carla....
the base of the basket is pieced and the handle machine appliqued...the flowers were hand appliqued with teeny yo-yo's for the center....
it is a 12" block and the basket is a bit off center to add a touch of whimsy!
While I stitched today I was surrounded by a few of the flowers which decorated the pews in the church. Small bunches of tulips hung from grey striped ribbons on the ends of the pews....so sweet!
The newlyweds are in Ireland! Touring,visiting family, and having a blast!
That is so so cute. I love the pot and you always do such a fabulous job and I love seeing your interpretation of color! Amazing :)ReplyDelete
Oh my goodness that is so sweet!ReplyDelete
What a darling block! It's a beauty.ReplyDelete
As usual your stitching is impeccable!ReplyDelete
So beautiful! I am so happy to see your creations on your blog. I love your posts.ReplyDelete
My goodness. That is just so sweet. I love it. I hope the happy couple is having a blast!ReplyDelete
Beautiful block! I love whimsy :)ReplyDelete
I love that yellow and white backround fabric for the applique. What line is this? Thank You.ReplyDelete
First...so happy about the wedding....so much fun!!!ReplyDelete
What a beautiful couple!!!
.....and that quilt!! Love it...I adore appliqué ..and I love doing it too!! Thanks for the show and tell!
The block is really sweet...love the tulips too!ReplyDelete
What a fabulous block!!! I've just made a basket with yoyo flowers too. Your's is extra gorgeous and fun! Beautiful tulip photo!ReplyDelete
Beautiful basket! Congratulations to the mother of the bride--or is it "best wishes"? Anyway...ReplyDelete
Great block, pure whimsy so special to me! You pics are beautifully clear!ReplyDelete
Hugs - Lurline!
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Still pinching myself! I love thisReplyDelete
Your block is adorable. Mine went in the mail to Carla today so you're not the only one waiting till the last day of the month. Someone has got to pull up the rear right?ReplyDelete
Such a beautiful and sweet block!! And, the quilt is amazing! xo HeatherReplyDelete
What a beautiful block. So glad the newlyweds are having a wonderful honeymoon in Ireland.ReplyDelete
Oh, I love the basket...won't this quilt be so fun! The tulips are so sweet!ReplyDelete
Absolutely beautiful, what a great honeymoon! :) xReplyDelete
Simply gorgeous! My daughter is heading to Ireland next month for a missions trip. It's her first trip traveling alone at 18. I can hardly wait for her to see the beautiful countryside!ReplyDelete
This block is beautiful and I love tulips!ReplyDelete
Oooh! I love it! I am sure your Carla will love it as much as this Carla does.ReplyDelete
My god I go offline for two days and miss not one but two MF posts!!!!ReplyDelete
Nice to see some of your fab handiwork Mary x
I love the quilt, however, the block is more my speed.ReplyDelete
Your block is just wonderful! I'm SO glad you are part of the group, even with all you had going on with the wedding. This will make a spectacular addition to Carla's quilt. And Ireland? The one international place that is on my bucket list...ReplyDelete
What a beautiful block, so colourful and perfect for this time of year (spring has finally arrived here in the UK). I hope the weather's good in Ireland, I'm sure they are having/had (I'm so far behind in reading) a lovely time. Beth/thelinenat xReplyDelete