Saturday, 14 January 2012

Plodding on!

I have finally finished my tessellation blocks. Mind you, I still have to applique some of them to the background, but the piecing is done! It took me quite some time as I usually only sew by hand during our quilt group meetings. Here are my last four blocks:
and here they are all together:

Now I'm in the process of sewing 144 hourglass blocks for the sashing. 
Lots of small blocks
 and lots of cutting  
Not quite finished yet, but I can see the light at the end of the tunnel!

Have a great weekend.
Vreni x


Cathy said...

Ooh your tessellation blocks are fabulous Vreni, I esp love the colours you are using. Wow, and all that sashing work, this quilt will be amazing. xo

Shirley said...

Vreni I love the new additions. Keep plodding because the end result will be one amazing quilt.

Jessica said...

It is going to look great! I love those blocks!

Marg said...

Your tessellation blocks are awesome. I love the colours and fussy cut fabrics you've used. It's going to look fantastic.

Martina said...

Wow sind die schön! Viel Freude beim weiternähen und durchhalten. Das Resultat wir dich bestimmt für alles entschädigen!

Ailsa (Cape Pincushion) said...

Your blocks are fantastic! Such wonderful colour and pattern choices! You are so talented! Its going to be an amazing quilt! Can't wait to see it.

Jackie said...

Your blocks are absolutely amazing!! This is going to be one gorgeous quilt.

A Spoonful Of Sugar said...


LintLady said...

Hallo Vreni,
das wird ein ganz toller Quilt!
Du weißt doch: Gut Dring braucht gut Weil...und hier entsteht ein besonderes "Gut Ding"!
Klasse Farben und sehr schön zusammengebestelt!
LG Doris

Helen in Switzerland said...

They are AMAZING Vreni! I can't wait to see how this turns out!!

Hilde said...

Lovely colourful post!

Donna~~ said...

Wow--Your tessalation blocks are absolutely gorgeous! So fun to look at how cleverly you fussy cut your fabrics.

blauraute said...

Liebe Vreni,
das ist ja schon fast Frühling, was Du zeigst, wundervolle Farben und ganz toll genäht. Auf Deinen Uhrglasquilt bin ich sehr gespannt, sieht nach einer größeren Arbeit aus.
Dir ein schönes Wochenende und liebe Grüße

Lynda said...

Vreni, this quilt is going to be stunning! Love all the colors. Can't wait to see it.

Julimond said...

Die Blöcke sind aber schön, und dann noch alle gelieselt. Von diesem Tessalation habe ich noch nicht gelesen.
Ich bin gespannt, wie der fertige Quilt ausschaut. Auf jeden Fall nach Frühling, Sonne, Fröhlichsein.

liebe Wochenendgrüße

Rita said...

Dein Quilt wird wundervoll werden!! Die Kreise sind sooo schön und farbenfroh!!Bin schon auf weitere Bilder gespannt!!
Wünsch Dir ein ganz schönes Wochenende und liebi Grüessli, Rita

Janet said...

Keep going, these blocks are delicious, I love them!

meli B said...

I am in love with your tessellation blocks. They must have taken ages to hand stitch and your colour combinations and careful cutting make them look incredible.
I also saw the post on the houses and downloaded the pattern but haven't actually made the block yet. The Japanese fabric is a good choice. The textures in the fabric will give it a lovely added depth.

MaksiTaksi said...

You tessalation blocks are awesome! You did a great job. I'm always in love with tessalations quilts but alway have trouble to combine colors so they pop out well.

Happy-Sonne said...

Liebe Vreni
Wow.... sind die schön! Diese Farben; super!
Einen guten Start in die neue Woche wünscht Dir Yvonne

quiltmom said...

These are gorgeous blocks - I love tessellation blocks and yours are so pretty. I can hardly wait to see your quilt. Lovely hour glass blocks too.

Thimbleanna said...

Wow Vreni -- those blocks are gorgeous! All that fussy cutting -- you've done a fabulous job!

Theodora quilts said...

Hello Vreni I haven't been out in the blog land for a while,I love your blocks I love the happy bright colors that you chose it will be a very pretty quilt. and the half square triangles I had some started ,but got sidetracked with a scrappy piece I had started a while back. take care theodora

Веселина said...

Great are the fifth number is a luxury. Otherwise we say light in the tunnel.

Vickie said...

Oh wow. I am totally speechless!! Those tessellation blocks are incredible! I especially love how you have fussy cut them. They look like lovely, priceless flowers! Wonderful eye candy! Hugs!

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