Wednesday, June 03, 2015

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Round Robin - Part One

We're almost at the half-way point in this block exchange.  I've done 7 blocks, and there are 16 of us in this exchange.  I thought you might like to see how things are shaping up so far.

You can see my first post about the Traveling Round Robin here.  So, we've all been making blocks and passing them on to the next person.  We haven't followed the list exactly, as some people have been ill, some have been traveling, and so on.  But they're all getting done, and it's starting to get exciting now.

Here's what I've done so far, along with that person's total blocks that were in the passed box.

First, here's my block I made for me:


This pattern is a Sister's Choice variation.

Now I get to make the same block for everyone else, in their fabrics. 


 The first block I did was B's.


P's block.  Sorry, no photo of all the blocks.  I was hurrying to get this done in time for the next "pass event" and forgot to take the picture.  Duh!


 N's block.


All of N's blocks so far.


C's block.


All of C's blocks.


K's block


And all of K's blocks.


D's block


All of D's blocks.

I'm happy with my block because it "works" in everyone's fabrics.  Deciding on fabric placement within the block can be challenging, but so far I like all the ones I've done.  

This has been fun!This is kind of like dating different people - trying out all those different styles of fabrics with no long term commitment!  *grin*  So far, I like everyone's fabrics too.  It's interesting to see how each person's fabric choices reflect their personality.

Our goal is to have them done for the quilt show in October, but I'm dubious we can get them all "done-done" in time - you know, quilted, bound and quilt-show-ready DONE.  Fingers are crossed!

3 comments:

  1. Ooh they are amazing, and they all look so different with the different color choices!

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  2. What a fun group project!! I love how varied the colour choices are.

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  3. I've never done a round robin but if I did I'd want to do one like this. Sounds so much easier than trying to quickly come up with a border idea. You are right - all the blocks look good together and it is fun to see the variety. Thanks for taking pics along the way.

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