Patchwork of the Crosses

Inklingo, Lucy Boston–Patchwork of the Crosses, quilts

tn_FreeVintageImagesofChristmasClipArt16_jpgI am getting caught up on these blocks.  It will be time to make two more new blocks before you know it.

I ran out of the little aqua blocks last night so today I need to run some more through the printer – remember I am doing the Inklingo method for this quilt – printing the fabric out through the printer with the lines on it for easy hand piecing the seams are marked on to the fabric.  (you can machine piece if you want to – it doesn’t have to be hand pieced).

Almost 4 rows done – I might work on it more today after I get the aqua squares cut out.


With the last two blocks that I have done – I will have to look through my pieces of hexagons already cut out and decide what colors the last two blocks for this 5th row will be.   This will be 48 x 60 inches plus the border around the edges – I haven’t looked to see what that amounts to for the finished size.  I might do one more row so it is 5 rows by 5 rows – or 60 inch square plus border that would be a good size for a small quilt or a table topper.  I really don’t think I will continue it though for a large size.  I have plenty of queen size quilts and I would like to concentrate on finishing the big ones waiting in line.


It was so nice earlier today that I was back outside raking leaves.  I never did get the lawnmower going and Mike has been busy with other things so I just rake when I feel like it.  With the upcoming 3 nights to be in the 20’s I just might go ahead and take the two fern pot down from the porch and put them under the piles of leaves!  It might save them – who knows  I just don’t have room nor the light for them in the house.  I think I will bring the petunia pot in the house and put it on one of the wide windowsills in the living room where it will get some light.  Maybe it will survive – I’m not good with houseplants and tend to over water  Sad smile

(I am compensated for any purchases made through my links.)

11 comments… add one
  • Hannele Dec 10, 2012

    This is going to be a really beautiful quilt!
    Hannele recently posted…Pirteyttä päivään – Refreshing coloursMy Profile

  • They’re looking wonderful!
    Archie the wonder dog recently posted…And that was November…My Profile

  • Kim Dec 10, 2012

    Do you iron the fabric to freezer paper before sending it through the printer? I am very interested in learning more about this method.
    Kim recently posted…Baby HatMy Profile

  • Angie Dec 10, 2012

    These are just beautiful.

  • Ruth Dec 10, 2012

    It’s looking wonderful! I love the modern colors you’re using. Totally changes how the quilt looks.
    Ruth recently posted…Nuts and Bolts is finished. Well, the flimsy is done.My Profile

  • Elaine Dec 10, 2012

    so pretty! this is on my to do list ;o)
    Elaine recently posted…PhebeMy Profile

  • Charlotte Dec 10, 2012

    Oh gosh! This is sooo pretty! It needs to be a big sized quilt!

  • Penny Dec 10, 2012

    The aqua was an excellent choice for setting the blocks. I would not have thought to use that colour, but it is perfect. Wonder what the border will be? Hope your ferns survive the Winter.

  • Nedra Dec 10, 2012

    I just love love love that quilt. Love the colors you are using, and the pattern is in the lineup of my “hope to do someday” list.

  • audrey Dec 10, 2012

    Really coming along with this quilt! It’s looking wonderful!

  • Vivian Dec 10, 2012

    Love how the aqua brings out all of the other colors. I think a table topper or small wall hanging would be great. Or just throw it over the back of the couch or a chair for a splash of color next spring.
    Vivian recently posted…A Beautiful WeekendMy Profile

Leave a Comment

CommentLuv badge