Friday, April 13, 2018

OMG for April-Blocks are Pieced!

A couple months ago, I made a scrappy quilt using the Arkansas Crossroad block.

You might remember it:

The 16 patch blocks were scrappy colors, the X blocks were mostly neutral.



 Well, what if I reversed the color concept and made the blocks like this?  

Scrappy neutrals for the 16 patch and scrappy colored piecing for the X blocks....


I just finished all the blocks last night and this is what I ended up with:


I am in love!

This is my quilt for my




11 comments:

  1. What a great reversal, Love it. Awesome job.

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  2. I just happened upon the Arkansas Crossroads quilt and was immediately smitten. Now that you have shown the reversal, I am totally in love. Scrappy Arkansas Crossroads here I come........

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  3. Wow!!! What a difference color placement makes. Fabulous results to your experiment!!

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  4. Well done! It's fun to play with fabric placement.

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  5. Love your idea to reverse things! It looks great this way.

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  6. BOTH of these are GREAT! Wonderful use of scraps and colors.
    Cheers,
    Sylvia@Treadlestitches

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  7. So clever to think of it. Both quilts look so good.

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  8. Oh do I love the quilt with a reversal of lights and darks. You have a great eye for design.

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  9. I like it!! and congrats on a finish!!!

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  10. Great idea! I have always loved this design and hope to make on in the future. Beautiful! Thanks for sharing with Oh Scrap!

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  11. That is so neat to see where you got that idea from. Hey - that looks mighty familiar for a quilt at the top =). Love how you quilted yours.

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