Block Party


Today is my stop on the AccuQuilt Block Party! I mentioned the new dies here and now I want to show you my finished project!! I used the Kite die. This is a shape I love that I’ve got no interest in cutting with a rotary making it the perfect AccuQuilt project!


I played with lots of different layouts before I settled on this one. I’m plotting a whole quilt with this design. The pieces were so easy to place. The die cut shapes nestled perfectly!


As fast as this was to cut, it was almost as fast to piece. I finished piecing the top in about an hour and a half. And perfect points everywhere!


I did free motion quilting on this pillow. Always ready for more practice!! I used different designs to accentuate the shapes.


Check out the rest of the block party!
May 19: Samplings from a Blue Ribbon Quilter
May 20: Beaquilter
May 21: Freemotion by the River
May 22: Me!
May 23: Sew Incredibly Crazy
May 24: Laundry Basket Quilts
May 26: Inventive Denim
May 27: Sew Fresh Quilts
May 28: Quilt in a Day
May 29: Nancy Mahoney Designs
May 30: Ray’s Sew Crafty

And be sure to check back here for more fun with the other new dies!
xo LC

6 thoughts on “Block Party

  1. Looks like a cool pattern… never really been one of my favourites, but that was then! LOL Love your pillow… is it possible to have too many pillow?? :)

  2. Very pretty cushion, May! Love the fabrics you chose and that your four blocks resulted in a secondary design with the pinwheel shape in the center. Your piecing is perfection and the quilting is such a compliment to the design! Well done!

  3. Wonderful pillow! Love the kite shape and love seeing it used in something so useful (I need pillows). Thank you for sharing the pillow design and your free motion quilting-something I keep wanting to try.

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