I noticed a cute pattern at the Fat Quarter Shop by Melissa Mortenson called Let's Stay Home. It has these cute little houses, which caught my eye and seemed a nice idea to use those fabric.
The Star in the bottom row are easy and one of my favorite go to blocks. However, the pattern called for making the star point with half square triangles. I prefer to do them with flying geese. I love using this Bloc Loc ruler. Perfect every time.And in no time at all I have a star complete.
Now the house are paper pieced. It had been a bit of time since I had done this, so fortunately the pattern really has excellent directions. So, one large house, one tall, house, and one small house were quickly finished up.
However, I decided that the large house needed windows, it seems a bit plain. So I spent a bit of time adding them to the pattern. I think it worked!!!!!
They are a bit small, but maybe next house I will try enlarging them a bit.
I love how you added the windows to the large houses. We do not have to follow the pattern and are free to make it our own.ReplyDelete
What a great project! I love your houses, and the one with the added small windows is perfect! It looks like a happy 'house face'. Great color choices.ReplyDelete
What a lovely pattern! Your star and houses look great. Love the windows!ReplyDelete
Wow! this is such a cute pattern! Love Tilda fabrics too... together this is going to be quilty happiness!ReplyDelete
This is one of my favorite house quilts! I'll be looking forward to seeing your progress on this!ReplyDelete
Sew cute! Love Bloc-Loc rulers too, especially for tiny geese that need so much more accuracy.ReplyDelete
The houses are so cute!ReplyDelete
Its going to be darling. I think your fabric choices were spot on. Thank you for linking up to Put your foot down.ReplyDelete
Pretty! Pretty! Pretty!ReplyDelete
What a fabulously pretty and cheerful project! The windows on the house seem to be winking a welcoming! Thank you for sharing!ReplyDelete
What a cute project! Your little houses are lovely!ReplyDelete
I love the windows, and your stars are really sparkling. The name of the quilt is the best!ReplyDelete
That looks like a fun pattern - perfect for those pretty fabrics!ReplyDelete
Such sweet houses.ReplyDelete
Such a lovely pattern, I'm sure you will have a lot of fun making this delightful quilt!ReplyDelete
Gilda fabrics are very pretty and a lovely pattern to use them on!ReplyDelete
This is going to be a lovely soft looking quilt. Tilda's fabrics are beautiful and this is a good pattern to show them off. Thank you for linking up to the Peacock Party.ReplyDelete
cute, cute, cute!!!ReplyDelete