Saturday, January 14, 2012

Snowflake for Helen

Mod Bee: Helen's Snowflake

When Helen asked for "holiday" blocks, I immediately thought of snow, which is what I associate all the winter holidays with. Even if we haven't seen any yet this year (though I did see some flakes falling yesterday)! So in wishing for a little holiday snow, I made this big snowflake for her, who has a whole blizzard now with her snowballs for the Two's Company bee.

My low-contrast block is based on this quilt from The Buggy Barn--though theirs is much better, and I would love to make that whole quilt one day. In the meantime, I can't wait to see how this works with all the other lovely holiday blocks everyone has made for Helen!

4 comments:

  1. Mary, that is an amazing block. Just beautiful!

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  2. Ahhhh....This block is awesome, Mary! I love the quiet sparkle of new snow, and you've captured that here. I know it will shimmer brightly for the holidays. Let's make some snow angels!!!

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  3. Oh gosh! I'm in love with this snowflake!

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