More is better?

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Ok, I know I already made this block and showed this in my previous post.  But isn't more better? At least sometimes?  I'm going to include 2 rows of this block in my quilt.  I just had fun with it and had pulled (from my stash) more fabric than I needed for just one row so instead of 5 houses I made 10.
Several of the houses have more geometric prints rather than florals.  It is a bit of a change for me but I enjoy the variety of some of the more modern quilt fabrics.  This peachy sketch fabric just looked like it would make a cute house.
I'm really in love with herringbone and hounds-tooth   So when these became available in quilt weight, I wanted to have a few colors.  And this measuring print was too cute, so I picked up 1/2 yard of each.  I think they make a fun house.
More mixing of floral and geometric.  This one is one of my favorites.
Same with this house.  I like this blue and white check for a faux window, too.
I like this house a lot, too.  If you notice the chimneys, or not chimneys, I put 2 weather vanes there cut from vintage fabric.  The one on the right adds a bit of Pennsylvania Dutch to this house.  I like that.

-nanette

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