Sunday, February 21, 2010

Fruit Applique

On Friday evening I started working on a couple of the blocks from the pattern I mentioned here.

I'm just loving how they're looking so far. The cherries and the pink part of the watermelon are cut from the same fabric, aren't batiks amazing?

The cherries have been blanket stitched by hand, and the watermelon by machine. I'll do the seeds on the watermelon by hand though, they're really quite tiny.

I see myself making some more of these blocks in the not too distant future - they're really fun!


Vicki W said...

Those are really cute blocks!

Wendyb said...

These look yummy! Makes you want to just eat them all up!
mmm mmmmmmmmmmmmm!!!
Can't wait to see the rest.
XX sugary hugs
Wendy :O)

Vivian said...

The beauty and versatility of batiks is always impressive. They take a lot of the stress out of our fabric selections, don't they?
Love your fruity blocks.

julieQ said...

Very cute blocks, Tazzie!!!

John'aLee said...

Love those blocks!!
Being new to Blog Land, I am so inspired by you and so many others.

Brandie said...

I love the fruit! the fabric is great.

Karen said...

The watermelon and cherries look good enough to eat.

Joan said...

Lovely block...looks good enough to eat...enjoyed my visit.

Unknown said...

Wow what happy blocks !

Mary Johnson said...

The blocks look cute although I'm not a big fan of doing much applique myself. However, when I do it - I like to blanket stitch by hand. Thank goodness Mom did all the machine applique on the house quilt I finished up recently.


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