BOM #17 Chain Block

What you will need

  • Kaffe Fassett fat quarters

Q&A with mo.sews

Cheryl Lemmons asked:
Love it! I've always liked quilts on a black background. The colors just pop. Looking forward to seeing the whole quilt when it's done.
mo.sews answered:
Thank you Cheryl! This is my first quilt start to finish (along with a Dresden I'm working on for my mom). So I'm pleased. I started sewing in high school, making clothes. And I'm thinking I'd like to go back to it, after seeing your beautiful creations... couture touches and all!
patz in suffolk asked:
Smashing! If ever I do this BOM quilt again I shall surely use black as a background.
mo.sews answered:
Thanks Pat in Suffolk UK! It probably won't be my last black quilt either. A lot of bang for your "pound" :D Plus the seam allowances don't show through, as they do on the white backgrounds.
SandiePink asked:
LOVE your fabrics! This quilt is going to be VERY striking!
mo.sews answered:
Some of these fabrics are so yummy you really DO want to eat them. I would have gotten into quilting a long time ago if these were available say in the 70's! LOL These fabrics are 'far out'
4bird2 asked:
I love your black background. It gives it an oxymoron look. (Old patterns created in a most modern look.) Actually, the Amish people quilt a lot with black. I have seen blocks of Amish quilts strung on lines at a quilt action in Wisconsin. It's amazing to see all the design and color.
mo.sews answered:
The Amish quilts were the inspiration for my choosing the black background.. They are so colorful. I'd love to see them up close.
Darns asked:
Oh, wow! Love the KF fabrics on the black! I think your quilt will glow in the dark! Yeah, these curved pieces were pretty tedious to do but worth it - don't think I'd make a whole drunkard's path quilt though -
mo.sews answered:
I now know why they call it that! Totally sober, doing these blocks can drive you to drink! lol I thought the pieces were going together reasonably well, but they don't measure up right... and you know how frustrating it is to come up short on that 12.5" block!

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