Sunday, February 13, 2011

My fourth block

I finished my fourth block yesterday. It wasn't a hard block to do, but I struggled with the feet which I may redo later on. I embroidered the beak and the eye.
I've started the next block and that one will take a lot more work to complete.



8 comments:

  1. love your block and fabrics!

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  2. love the colour of your bird, it is sitting in the right tree, camouflaged by the flowers, clever bird ...

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  3. Hi Celia,
    You chose the greatest fabric for the bird, he's a scotish pheasant and it looks like he's walking up the branch, how cute!

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  4. I really like the plaid fabric for the bird also, and nice variety of leaf fabric. Pretty block!
    Happy Stitching,
    Cheri

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  5. Your block is wonderful! I wouldn't have thought to use plaid for a bird but I love it. I find the feet tricky too. Would it encourage you if I said the feet get easier as you do more? :0)

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  6. I agree with the group - love the plaid bird.

    I admit that I took the easy way out with those darn feet. My applique skills are not that good to sew those toes and I wanted this project to remain fun and not stressful ... so I used wool for the applique feet. But I think you did a great job with them!

    Can't wait to see the next block.

    Judy

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  7. I love your block! Especially the fabric you used for the bird!
    Jane

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  8. Fabulous block Celia, I love the colours and the plaid bird is adorable..
    Lizzie
    xxx

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