Monday, 20 February 2012

Modern Block Monday - Scrappy Asterisk

Happy Family Day for those in Ontario! This week's block is the Scrappy Asterisk block by Michelle of City House Studio. It was a little detour from the Modern Blocks book, but so worth it! I love this block too! My photo is a little skewed, but the block is straight in real life. Eight weeks in to this Modern Block Monday thing and I think I may becoming a block person. Can't say for sure yet, but doing one of these a week agrees with me so far.

Completed Modern Blocks to date:
Next week's block will be another one by Angela Pingel of Cut to Pieces, Binary. Looks fun!

Linking up to Sew Modern Monday -- if you get a chance, check out the modern goodness over there!

{Sew} Modern Monday at Canoe Ridge Creations

Happy Monday, all!


  1. I like the bright colours in this many of these blocks are you you know yet?? They should make an interesting quilt.

  2. I absolutely love it!
    Looks great in solids!

  3. I've been wanting to do this block for a while now, and love the colours you used! It's Family Day here too!

  4. I like that! I can't tell the colours but even in monochrome appearance it is very cool!

    An asterisk block is my first block on the monthly block tutorial, though I admit I'm being delayed by waiting for a nice ruler to enable me to cut my strips and pieces! On your block the lines of the asterisk seem to stop short of the edge of the background, where in my pattern the lines run right to the edge ... How do you do it like in your block?

    I like designs like this where I can see the asterisk against the contrast of the background :)

  5. This is so cute! Are you going to put all these together in a sampler?

  6. Great block, the black as background solid really makes the colors pop!

  7. Looks good! I can't wait to see how you do binary, I really like that one.

  8. I LOVE your scrappy asterisk!! :o)

  9. Wow you have a family day??! I so need to move to Canada!
    The block is fantastic!!


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