Monday, 13 February 2012

Modern Block Monday - Boxed In

This week's block is Boxed In by Faith Jones. This one was quick, which was good because I'm nursing a back injury that has flattened me. I kept the colour combos the same as Faith used in her block, but used solids for mine. I have to say that I prefer her block to mine. I think that this will still work well in my quilt, but I'm just not feeling the love for this block as I did for the others. Mind you that could be the Percocet talking. ;)

Completed Modern Blocks to date:
I'm going to take another brief detour from the book for next week's block. Have you seen the Scrappy Asterisk block by Michelle of City House Studio? I think doing it in solids on a black background will look fabulous so I'm going to give it a try.

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. Oh, I really like it. I've been on a solids kick for a bit.

  2. Sorry about your back. That's no fun. But, I love the colorful block...solids are fun : )

  3. This is a great block - love the solids!

  4. Sorry about your back, M-R! Hope it feels better soon. Was it ringette or just some freak thing?

  5. I can't wait to see the asterisk in solids! Hope you're feeling better soon.

  6. oh i love!! Great colours and like the light/dark. Hope your back feels better soon xx

  7. Hi Michelle.....please check out my blog. I have awarded you with the Leibster Award...favorite blogs with under 200 followers....enjoy!!

  8. I am really enjoying your modern blocks and personally, I love your Boxed In block and colour choices though I can't remember what fabrics were used for the original, it doesn't matter. ;)

    Happy V Day!


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