Saturday, October 22, 2016

Bee Blocks - Transition

Transition Block

This bee block is large, about 25" x 15" - there is some room for Anne to trim it as she likes. For September in Bee Sewcial Anne's theme was transition. She also shared a painting by Leonid Afremov (go and check him out, his colours are fantastic) as inspiration for the colours, a beautiful pinboard and invited us to interpret the theme transition any way we liked, making one larger block.

Transition Block

Well, I have been exploring circles for a long time in my own Cycles series of quilts. Lately I have been transitioning that series into exploration of large improv circles. So for this block, I thought I would transition further into an oval block. Pulling all the colours to start with neutrals and move to ultra saturated was fun. Making the block was a dream. And I love its yummy simplicity too.

A friend has asked for a tutorial so I am hoping to make more improv circle and oval blocks soon.

Best,

Leanne

16 comments:

  1. Leanne, add me to the list of friends who are requesting a tutorial for this! I love modern pieces and the structure of this is so cool! It's just a bit wonky (in a fabulous way) and definitely something I'd like to make!

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  2. This one turned out so striking! Looking forward to your tutorial...

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  3. Oh, your block is so cool!! I am also looking forward to your tutorial!!!

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  4. This really is amazing! I think you may have tipped me over the edge...now I want to try improv circles!

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  5. This block stands alone quite beautifully. I adore the intensity of the colors, and how the design has a mirage-like appearance. You nailed this one!

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  6. Love the block and your transitions.

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  7. Just love it - so eye catching and a feast of colour!

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  8. I love how this block turned out and I love reading more about the thoughts behind it. Thank you so much for sharing such a gorgeous block with me!

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  9. This is absolutely fantastic. I would love a tutorial. Thank you for sharing your beautiful work.

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  10. The first design looks like my country flag

    Cameroon.

    http://games-gameworld.blogspot.com

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  11. Thank you for sharing in this article
    I can learn a lot and could also be a reference
    I hope to read the next your article updates

    [-] Vimax
    [-] Vimax Asli
    [-] Vimax Canada
    [-] Obat Vimax
    [-] Pembesar Penis

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  12. LOVE love love. Those colors are positively enticing in your shapes. Now I need to go and listen to my pre-election radio broadcasts and sew my brains out in order to cope. Maybe I'll play around with something like this? Thanks for the inspiration.

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