I’ve been making another Bubbles Bee block this week – in red and black for Jan – I’m trying to get it finished as I’m a few blocks behind and the Bee finishes this month !
The Bubbles Bee is making blocks based on Aylin's Bubbles quilt. Its a log cabin block that makes circles which is just so fabulous ! This round of the Bee started in June last year with members all over the world.
I’ve made a few other Bubbles blocks over the past few months - this one in yellow and black - the dark background really makes the bubble pop !
this one in all the blues - very calming !
and this one in pink with a white and text background - Lisa requested pinks with no or minimal white and I'm pretty amazed that I was able to find fabrics with no white - I've discovered that so many fabrics have a lot of white included, especially "modern" fabrics !
You can see the earlier blocks I made here and here – I'm so looking forward to seeing the finished quilts as they will all be so colourful !
While making the blocks is a little time consuming, I think the end result is worth it. My best tip is to have the strips cut and sorted before you start sewing !!
Linking up over at Quilter in the Closet