Waiting In The Wings

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Scrappy Blues and a New Zealand Flavour

For the last Saturday of Blues with
Rainbow Scrap Challenge I made a couple more H blocks using blue and
 a few scraps of New Zealand themed fabrics.
I also made one with a lovely Hoffman fabric which played a
part in the first quilt made for this grandson who will be having the H quilt.


These two blocks feature one of our native birds
the Pukeko see this post HERE for a photograph of this bird
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this last one is the Hoffman feature fabric, I also have yardage with a black background


the Ruru (tiny owl) is on the left and the tui on the right.

Our colour for February is Pink so I need to get busy picking out pinks for my
Geese blocks.

I'll finish with another of my Hydrangeas from the garden


which are finding the weather a little too hot here at the moment.

Hope those of you catching all the snow are safe and well.

Linking with Angela at Superscrappy

Maureen 

19 comments:

  1. You are such a trouble maker. You know I can't resist that pukeko fabric. Meanwhile, it will be wonderful to see all these H's come together.

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  2. I love the flowy nature of the purple one and that fabric with the owl is wonderful - nicely done!

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  3. Oh my look at that wonderful material. Gorgeous!!

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  4. I love the unique fabrics you are using in the H blocks.

    Your flowers are beautiful. We are expecting our first really big snowstorm of the season tonight and tomorrow.

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  5. Your fabrics are SO interesting . . . love how you are combining the in the H blocks!!

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  6. Hydrangeas would freeze here today. Our high was minus five but a brisk wind made it feel even colder. How will you set the "H" blocks?

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  7. Lovely blocks Maureen, I am eager to see the finished top!

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  8. The block with the Ruru and Tui is my favourite.

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  9. Love that Hoffman Kiwiana. I think it's the best Kiwiana of all time.

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  10. Your "H" blocks are so lovely! We have 23" of snow piled up and now are expecting another 8" - 16" along with freezing rain and sleet...now, why was it I wanted to live here??? hugs, Julierose

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  11. Love those birds in your blocks! Now I've got to go back through your previous posts to see what else you've made!

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  12. Wow! What beautiful fabrics! I can't wait to see your H blocks become a quilt. I wish I could say we were warm here in North Carolina, but I am lucky we don't have the snow those in the north east are dealing with. I don't like winter at all!

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  13. Looking forward to seeing the pinks!

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  14. I love the bird fabrics you are using. I'd never heard of the pukeko so it was fun to see the picture.
    I am jealous of your hydrangea. It is snowing AGAIN here in NY and we are expecting another storm later in the week. My poor hydrangeas are buried under a mountain of white.

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  15. Such fun designs with your wonderful fabrics! Loved seeing all the birds and learning their names :)

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