Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Wonky Cross Blocks

Just a quick show and tell of my April blocks for the Inspire circle of do. Good Stitches.  I finished them on the last day of the month, but they are done and already winging their way off to this month's quilter.  It always feels good to check one more thing off the list.

Evelyn asked that we do Wonky Cross blocks in primary colors to coordinate with a super cute backing she already had.  The tutorial we used is from That Girl ... That Quilt.  The tutorial is very well written, easy to follow and creates a fun, modern wonky block.  I was a little nervous making that first wonky cut, but it worked out great!  Quilts made from these blocks are super cute, and I think the cheerful primary colors of the quilt Evelyn is putting together will be perfect for a Project Linus quilt.

As usual, I can't wait to see the finished product!  Be sure to check out the rest of That Girl ... That Quilt's blog - she does beautiful work.

This was my first wonky block and I have to say I loved it, once I got past that first cut.  I'm a 'follow the rules' kind of girl, and it makes you feel a little reckless to just go for it.  Is there a wonky star or wonky log cabin in my future?  I think so! 

Have you done wonky blocks?  Do you love 'em or hate 'em?


  1. I have never tried a wonky block - yours look beautiful. I love that green against the purple and the orange - really pretty. It will be fun to see the finished quilt. I will check out the link!

  2. Love your blocks! Wonky cuts are scary at first but I love the results. Thanks for the link back!

    Jennifer :)