Friday, May 24, 2013

May Bee Blocks

I finished my bee blocks very early this month and only had one to finish up by the 15th! Super proud of myself! I definitely think as my bees finish I'm going to start phasing out of them just because I don't have time to work on projects that I want to do because I have to do bee blocks. I love doing them but I'm going to try and get down to one or two. This months' bee blocks were a lot of fun, I liked them all, but I definitely am starting to run out of low volume prints. Low volume is all the rage right now and there have been lots of blocks that have those fabrics. I had a few but now my little collection has dwindled and I'm debating on how much I should stock up on while also being budget friendly. Ugh... if only I had unlimited money..:)

Without further ado...

BeeJeebers - my favorite bee and also my favorite block this month!! The tutorial is here, by Melissa, who blogs are Happy Quilting and is a member in our bee!

Beejeebers May 2013 Block


Harmony. do. good. stitches. - these were waaaaay quicker to put together than I thought they would be.

Harmony. do. good. stitches. May Block 2
Harmony. do. good. stitches. - May Block 1


Stash Bee - Super cute and quick block, she is using all different sized blocks and shades of pink, can't wait to see the finished project!

Stash Bee - May Block 2
Stash Bee - May Block 1


Mo' Stash - I love converging corners so of course I liked these.

Mo' Stash May Block 1
Mo' Stash - May Block 2


Simply Solids - reverse squares, I haven't worked with purple in awhile so this was a nice change, I'll need to pull some purple out soon.

Simply Solids - May Block 1
Simply Solids - May Block 2


Colby

4 comments:

  1. You've been very busy! The pink Xs really intrigue me. The kind of thing you almost have to do in a bee to get enough fabrics to be really great. Hmmm.

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  2. What a great collection of bee blocks. I love the beejeebers block in particular, so thanks for the link to the pattern.

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  3. Wonderful blocks!!! Great colours and fabrics!

    Esther
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  4. I love all of these blocks you have finished.I really want to try that low volume block and make an entire quilt out of it. I think it will be fantastic. Keep sewing.

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