Friday, October 9, 2015

Maple Leaf Redux


I posted a pattern for a Maple Leaf  block here a few years ago. Since a couple of you asked about the pattern again after seeing my blocks in the previous post, here it is - Maple Leaf block. The pieces go together pretty quickly and if you have some time coming up this weekend you might have fun making a few. It's an easy block and if you don't like scrappy then make it matchy in your favorite fall colors. I really enjoy making them scrappy and have lots more pieces cut from my scraps that are all ready to go. But I have enough blocks that I made a few years ago so I can also easily stitch some of them together.





Every time the weather gets a little cool I bring them out and get inspired again. 



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There was even a maple leaf block swap in my small quilt group, not once but twice, so everyone got a pretty nice assortment.  I made several small quilts and gave them to friends.




"Even if something is left undone, everyone must take time to sit still and watch the leaves turn."

~ Elizabeth Lawrence



Or, just take time to sit still and sew up a few leaves . . . 





4 comments:

Jennifer M said...

Kathy the Maple Leaf blocks are beautiful, just as colorful as our Autumn leaves! Love them<3

Candee said...

So cozy & lovely, the perfect fall project. Just love them scrappy. Thank you!

Diane Russell said...

I really am enjoying your blog. So many fun things to see. But I have to tell you that every time I go to your site the Glenn Miller version of Sentimental Journey pops into my head. I love that era of music and to me your quilts fit right in.

Lois McCoy said...

Kathleen ...... I always enjoy your blog! your blocks, quilts, walks, everything! Life is not constant excitement -- life is lived in the ordinary, and quilts and real-to-life blog posts bring color to our lives! keep blogging, please...... and keep blogging!
I LOVE the No Pain No Jane sign -- how true!

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