Thursday, November 18, 2010

Blocks Pieced for Tea Time Round Robin

I have been packing and preparing to leave on vacation for a week - to Arizona for Thanksgiving with DH’s family.  We love going down there - and usually do every winter - but this year we missed our annual visit because of Bruce’s back surgery in February.

I’m taking the Tea Time wall hanging along to work on (and finish up!), as well as a block for the Autumn Round Robin I’m in.  And in January I have a couple other round robins starting.  One is a Tea Time DYB (where every participant pieces six 6” blocks, and every person stitches one complete block when it comes their turn).  Anyway, here are my six naked Tea Time blocks.

I found the batik cotton while rummaging through my stash.  It became my inspiration piece and stepping stone for the color scheme.  Of course, a lot of the block is covered as it is stitched, but I think it has the potential to be very elegant and different.  

So, I’ll be gone for awhile.  In the meantime, Have a Wonderful Thanksgiving!

Cathy maroon


  1. Oh, I LOVE your colour palette Cathy. I adore batiks, and have long wanted to do a crazy of just them exclusively.

  2. The blocks are great. I truly LOVE purple, so you know I like the color scheme .

  3. I just started to quilt and you are an inspiration. You are very talented. Have a wonderful family Thanksgiving and visit. Blessings, Lady Jane

  4. Hello Cathy.

    I really do love the colors you chose for your Tea Time blocks. I think I have a couple of them too. LOL Have a lovely Thanksgiving Holiday. Hugs Judy

    PS I have my new sewing room complete and I just put up some pics. Please let me know what you think.

  5. So do I - love the colour palette!
    Your tea time blocks are going to be gorgeous! The previous ones are all beautiful. Makes me want to do more myself!

  6. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving. I love the colors of the new blocks, can't wait to see you work your magic.

  7. I just LOVE the colors on these blocks. Yummy, yummy, yummy!


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