September 10, 2013

Moda Blog Hop: Day 5


Welcome to my day of the Moda Fabrics "Size Matters" blog hop! Today i'm posting alongside Barb and Mary of Me and My Sister Designs. I'm sure they have some laughs awaiting you so please be sure to hop on over to their blog too.

 The theme for the Moda Schoolhouse at Quilt Market last spring was "Size Matters" and we were each given a quilt block design to explore with regard to scale. What a fun challenge! I don't know if the block i was given has an official "name", but here it is along with a link to the free pattern download.
When i first looked at this block after seeing some of the others, i thought, "humph, that's a pretty boring looking little thing." But i very quickly learned that looks can be deceiving! We'll get back to that in a minute...

So, i thought about the way size and scale play with our perception. Sometimes big things definitely draw our attention because, well, they're BIG! This sculpture, "Untitled" by Anish Kapoor was irresistible to me for just that reason. This big intriguing shiny metal disc got me to walk closer to it and then...
...it revealed all sorts of surprising little things to me.
Both vantage points were totally unique. Pretty neat, huh?
And then there's this nice looking red door. I love when people paint doors different colors and i happen to like this rosy shade of red. Nice details too. Looks like a regular door, right?
Think again!
Fun, huh? You can see how something that's very familiar can change significantly depending on our perspective...and the scale relative to other familiar things.

And then there's composition. You have to figure out how to arrange everything and what you're going to focus on. Take this cat for example. Pete and i were taking an evening stroll when we crossed in front of its window. In this first photo, the cat is only a small part of the bigger scene...so there's more of a story to tell because you get a little more visual information that enables your imagination to wander.
Look how much the "story" changes after Pete took a few steps closer. Now it's pretty much all about that adorable fluffy cat! Get it?
There's a wonderful picture book by Istvan Banyai called Zoom. It really plays around with all these ideas of perception/scale/zooming in/zooming out/focus etc. Someone made a video of it that you may want to watch — but you might want to turn the volume off...it's just as good without the sound. I guess in a nutshell, if you start thinking of every visual frame as a potential quilt...there’s no end to your imagination or the possibilities!

Which brings me back to my boring little block. Let's have a look at it again, shall we?
It's four half-square triangles. That's it. It kind of reminded me of a paper fortune teller from my childhood or like one of the great pyramids seen from 30,000 feet! I started to play around and before i knew it, constellations of designs and patterns were appearing before my eyes with each turn. First, i just wanted to see what this block did if i took it and repeated it as is: 
Aha! I always wondered how that spinning pinwheelie quilt pattern was made! But then i thought i needed something to focus on and some contrast in scale, so i made a border for each block at 1/2 scale. When they came together they looked like this: 
Ok, i'm hooked! Next, i made one of those whole blocks with border at 1/2 scale and doubled the size of the biggest one. It looked like this: 
Then i went back to that original block and started rotating it around a few times and landed on this:
So...i got out some fabric and started to make the blocks using my newest fabric collection, Sunnyside (which should be shipping any day now! yippee!). Instead of just opting for a light and dark colored fabric, i threw in a mid-tone as well just to see how that changed things. Here's what that looked like:
And then here's how the whole block went together:
and then i just couldn't stop! I flipped the darks and this happened:
and then this!
And yes, before i knew it, i was head-over-heels for this little block and well on my way to making it into a whole quilt. Photos to come...soon.
Oh, and one other way that "Size Matters" is in the size of the pile of fabric! And we're giving away a gigantic Fat Quarter Bundle of Sunnyside! Thank you, Moda! Uh, i don't have a photo of the actual FQB, but here's a look at the whole collection.
To enter this random drawing, just leave a comment. That's it. Only one entry per person, please. Winners will be announced on September 16th. Good luck! Don't forget to visit Kathy SchmitzMinick & Simpson and Primitive Gatherings tomorrow.

PS: On a more solemn note, tomorrow we'll be remembering all the people and families who lost friends, colleagues and loved ones on September 11th. It's truly the size of our hearts that matters most.


714 comments:

  1. One of the best posts I have read in a long time, thank you so much. Heather x

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  2. Thanks for the chance to win! I think the second block with the dark flipped looks stunning. It's amazing how changing the fabrics can change how a block looks.

    patchaday (at) gmail.com

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  3. The lowly HST gets a bad rap - so many quilters are afraid of them and what fun they are missing. Fabrics, color, a twist and a turn and it is all a new picture. Thank you for sharing.

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  4. Your post was fascinating and I look forward to see the quilt that comes of your new love affair with your "little block"!! Also absolutely love your fabrics line-the colors are great!! Thanks for the opportunity !!

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  5. Thanks for the visuals looking outside the box. Love the Sunnyside collection & can't wait to create with it.

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  6. I love the variations and I love your bundle even more!!

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  7. The fabrics and the last block that is destined for a complete quilt are so imaginative.and forward-thinking. Love the name "Sunnyside" collection name too. The issue of how zooming in and out changes perception a topic of long-time interest. I once had the opportunity to identify every botanical specimen in a 3-square foot patch of land in the Gol Kopjes in Tanzania. It was an entire world of immense variety all in 3-square feet. Very much like a quilt. Brilliant post Kate! Nancy Rossi nrossi779@gmail.com

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  8. Love all the different layouts from just one block!

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  9. Always known that block as broken dishes - love the patterns you created by changing the scale! Very interesting concepts here!

    Love the new collection! Particularly the swirling clouds - almost a Japanese feel to it!

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  10. WOW - great post!! Perception is a strange beast but it totally makes life fun! Amazing how a simple 'block' in repeat can be so different depending on colour placement and perception!!

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  11. Perception sure makes a big difference! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  12. Oh I love that last navy one! Can't wait to see the finished quilt!

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  13. What a fabulous post! I love all the variations you came up with using that simple little block - very clever!

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  14. The YouTube video you shared is very interesting. Now there's perspective! I also enjoyed how the blocks you made look different when you swap out the darks and lights. Thank you for sharing.

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  15. I love how you played around with your block and the star pattern you made! Oh, and of yourse the cat pic:-)
    hildy(at)ebertzeder(dot)de

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  16. It's so clever how something that initially looks like quite a plain boring block, can be used to make so many different exciting and beautiful options. PS I love your new fabric line, very lovely. Xx

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  17. Such a clever little block - ans sucha beautiful collection of fabric - thanks for the giveaway!!

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  18. Wow! I love how just a simple change in lights and darks can affect the whole look of a block! I can't wait to see Sunnyside on the shelf at my LQS, but it would totally make my year to get my little hands on it sooner! :-)

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  19. Thank you for the pattern and the lovely ideees you gave. Not boring at all. I would love to win some bright fabrics.
    Greetings

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  20. The blocks you made are lovely! I especially love the last one, I can see how these could become a quilt quite quickly :-)
    Fingers crossed!

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  21. Love the cat pic. Thanks for the opportunity to win some lovely fabric.

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  22. With so many stressful things happening to myself and others around me recently I reckon boring can sometimes be a good thing. That "boring" block can become very interesting , as you have shown us. Thanks for sharing some lovely pics and for the opportunity to win those yummy fabrics.

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  23. You know, I've always wanted a red door! I'm looking forward to seeing your quilt - I love your boring-turned-exciting block!!

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  24. I love the colours of Sunnyside, makes me think of summer and the beach.

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  25. Loved the lesson on perspective. The manipulation of the block really brought it to life. I loved your addition of color and fabric. It made it more interesting. Thanks for the opportunity to have some beautiful fabric.

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  26. Can't wait for the Sunnyside collection...love the colors. Thanks

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  27. Gorgeous block - amazing how it changes when pieced in a different way. Love the fabric ♥

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  28. I am dizzy, both from your amazing blocks and with anticipation over Sunnyside, I am lucky enough to have bought all your collections and even lucky to have found, and pounced upon, a stack of Joy.

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  29. This is so interesting. I love your new fabric line - the colors are fabulous! Thanks for the chance to win some!

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  30. It is amazing what you can do with a block! Your fabric looks great too, thank you for a fun giveaway.
    ks(dot)eyles(at)yahoo(dot)co(dot)uk

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  31. Thanks for the giveaway!
    Thanks for the free block pattern!
    Love the fabric!

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  32. Timing is a funny thing. I've been thinking about making a wall-hanging, making several versions of a single block, shaking it up by varying colors/shades, etc. Like many of my bursts of inspiration, that one has been on the back burner (or "the long finger", as my Irish friends say) but you've reminded me of how much fun it will be to get out the fabric and PLAY!

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  33. Wow! I love how you played with that "boring little block" and made SO MANY wonderful patterns! It is so amazing how both color and size can change the look of something! Your new Sunnyside is fantastic (love the name also!) Thanks for the chance to win!

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  34. I just love your ideas one this simple block. Your fabrics have always been my favorites. Thanks Diane

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  35. Thanks for the wonderful blog post about size & perspective. And thanks for the chance to win.

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  36. This block is my favorite. I love it so much that I even made a mini quilt from blocks like this. Each block measures right at 2 inches. Thanks for the chance.

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  37. Lovely fabric. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  38. Beautiful fabrics! It's so fun to see all the way you can use the simple block you were assigned. Thanks for the ideas, the pattern, and an opportunity to win some lovely FQs.

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  39. Great ideas to use the block. Thanks for a chance to win your beautiful fabrics.Fan4may at aol dot com

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  40. Wow, very interesting. Combining the blocks of different sizes really makes a ho-hum block shine! I adore your fabrics, thanks for the chance to win.

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  41. Gorgeous blocks and gorgeous fabric - thanks!

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  42. Gorgeous fabrics....as are all your creations...thanks for the chance to win.

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  43. Love the fabric and all the inspiration to use a simple block.

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  44. Really like the look of the same block resized and used in the same design. Thanks for sharing during this blog hop!

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  45. I really enjoy seeing your version of such a simple pattern made into a beautiful one. Thanks for sharing and the opportunity to win!

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  46. I have always loved HST it was fun seeing what you came up with! Your fabrics are lovely and I can't wait to see your quilt finished.

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  47. Love the different perspectives!

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  48. I don't like making hsts, but you have made me think again ! Love the soft yellows and grey fabric.
    Heather

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  49. Thanks for the great information on size and perspective. I love what you did with your block. Can't wait to make it!

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  50. Your boring block is so versatile. Love it!

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  51. Wow, thanks for showing us a whole new way to look at the simple hst block. I love the different designs you came up with. Can't wait to see your finished quilt from these blocks. Thanks for a great bloghop and giveaway.

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  52. What fun! I love blocks like that, just turn and play with them a bit. HST's are so good for that, Thanks.

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  53. Great post! I am not very creative, so it helps to see someone who is go through the perception of sizes. I loved all the changes you got from rotation and size change of one block.

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  54. Just proves again that sometimes simple is best--especially when you're using such fantastic fabric!

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  55. It's amazing what you can do with just one block by varying the size! Thanks for the inspiration.

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  56. Thanks for the great post and the giveaway :-)

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  57. This is a great block to play around with! Thanks for the block and the giveaway.

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  58. Instructive lesson. Interesting to see how value shifts change the emphasis and readability of the blocks.

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  59. Thank you for a fabulous post! Its been a fun and informative hop about size and design!

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  60. I like the way the block plays with itself!

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  61. What great illusions! and I LOVE those quilt blocks!! Thank you SO much for the chance at an awesome giveaway!

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  62. Amazing how color placement plays such significance even with a simple block. Your fabrics lines are some of my favorites, I'm hoarding (and still accumulating) Good Fortune. ;-> Thank you for mentioning, the up coming date, it's been heavy on my mind lately. It's been so busy the last week, with the start of high school, I've lost track of time and dates. I didn't realize it's tomorrow. Bless all who were involved.

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  63. I'm always amazed at how different a block can appear based on simple rotation! Thanks for the chance!

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  64. That was an amazing demonstration of size and placement. How clever! Thanks for a chance to win the bundle. Keep up the good work. Love your stuff!

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  65. I loved how you demonstrated so many ways the block can look! Also using small and very large block. Thank you for he chance to win your new fabrics! They're beautiful!

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  66. Amazing! Another reason quilting is so fun! One block can turn into an infinite number of possibilities for a quilt!

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  67. Thank you for the giveaway. The different options to do the block is inspiring.

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  68. Very inspiring post encouraging us to think outside the same old box. Thanks for the chance to win. Your fabric lines always seem to be my favorite.

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  69. Not a boring block at all...this is one of my favorites. Great job!! and Thank you.

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  70. Wow Kate! You took a block that I might ignore playing with as it really does look rather boring and made it very cool! I really love the one which you took the whole blocks and added a border at half scale, then doubled the size of the biggest block. Thank you for showing us the possibilities with that one little block and how awesome they can be made into a larger idea.

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  71. I will definitely be playing with that block soon!

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  72. This is one of the best perspectives on size period. I can't believe how changing up & turning this block changes. It becomes a kaleidoscope. I will never look at a simple block the same way. That video was fascinating also. This is my favorite line so far of yours, and love the name.

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  73. Thanks for the lesson...that was very interesting. Love your new line of fabrics!

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  74. Love the versitility of the block! So excited to play with the possibilities! Thanks for sharing!

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  75. The fabrics are gorgeous! Thanks for the chance to win.

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  76. Ooh love it! Love the colors of the new line too!

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  77. Love! Love the new fabrics, and I love the way you showed the block in different scales. Yes, tomorrow is a bighearted day.....

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  78. I'm loving your new Sunnyside collection and would love a chance to win! Thanks!

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  79. Would love to play with size using that wonderful pile of fabric. Thank you for the blog showing how size, does matter.

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  80. It is amazing what can happen when you either change the color scheme or rotate your fabric pieces- you never know what you might wind up with-you have been busy thanks for the chance to win

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  81. I enjoyed reading your thoughts here, some helpful things to think about.

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  82. Nicely put. I really like your post. Thanks for sharing.

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  83. Sunnyside is a gorgeous bundle of color!

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  84. Sunnyside makes me smile! Thanks for reminding me how versatile the HST really is.

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  85. Oh my! I love Sunnyside - especially the way the yellows make the whole stack sparkle!

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  86. Thanks for all the wonderful ideas on using your block!
    The tall bundle for fabric would look so good in my stash ha ha!

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  87. What a fun exploration. It makes me want to play around with blocks also. Your new fabric looks delicious. I can see it in a quilt.

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  88. Thanks for making a novice quilter dare to dream big from a small beginning! How cool to make a whole quilt out of a simple block and have it look so clever - nice reminder :-)

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  89. It's just so amazing what you can create with HST's. I think you've opened some eyes to many possibilities in their quilting future. Thanks for the chance to win some of your yummy fabrics!

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  90. I'm really liking that last mock up (the green and white) I see stars in that one. It also seems a little less busy than the first one.

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  91. Love love LOVE Sunnyside! The colors remind me of a sunny day at the beach, looking out at the ocean.

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  92. Such beautiful blocks and great layout ideas. Thanks for the ideas and for a great giveaway.

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  93. Sunnyside is a beautiful line! And what fun seeing a simple block in so many ways. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  94. I think quilters have the biggest hearts and have the most respect for people. Quilters are there for any one that needs help and the first to give. I know because 2 years ago I found out I have MS. The support I have got from other quilters has been just great. I don’t think I would have got this far if it was not for quilting having worked for 29 years and always had something going on and then it just stops . Now I make quilts for kids and adults that are sick and have no one to care about them.

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  95. Thanks for a look into your design process. Love the Sunnyside fabric.

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  96. I have always been big on your fabric lines. i love the fabric!!! Kelly Spriggs

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  97. Wow, size does matter! I would love to win!

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  98. Thank you for showing us how one block can really take on a completely different look when the size changes!

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  99. wonderful post! And your fabrics are delicious

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  100. You guys are teaching me new things about old "boring" blocks. Thanks for the lessons!

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  101. I love the design using the two sizes of the block.

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  102. What a very generous and exciting giveaway. I loved how you played with your block!

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  103. Your blocks are so lovely!
    Thank you for the giveaway!

    Hugs,
    Tatyana

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  104. What an amazing little block, had not idea how versatile it cold be. what a beautiful line Sunnyside is, would love to win.

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  105. Fantastic fabrics! Yummy! Love the zoom photos... it works great the other way too.....being too close, then getting back for a different view. Thanks!

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  106. Enjoyed seeing all the different ways to place the pattern. Your fabric is so refreshing, hope I win!!

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  107. I love the Sunnyside collection. The fabric is awesome. Thank you for the block. It is one of my favorites.

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  108. There's no end to the possibilities in quilting!

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  109. Gorgeous line. I love that tiny red door!

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  110. What wonderful ideas Kate! And wonderful photos too, thanks for the opportunity!

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  111. Wow! What great ideas with this block! Thank you!

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  112. Fun! Fun! Fun! Love the pattern, the colors...thank you for giving us a chance to win. See you in Houston!

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  113. Thank you for a fun post! Love 1/2 square triangles. Especially like the quilt idea with the block in different sizes. Have a wonderful day!

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  114. Love all the possibilities with this block. And Sunnyside is just beautiful!

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  115. Love the fabric. Love half square triangles

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  116. Love the grays & yellows in your new fabric line, Sunnyside!

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  117. love, love, love the fabric. Great blocks, especially the one you are planning to make up into a quilt, beautiful.

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  118. Amazing how different the block looks all flipped around! Your fabrics are beautiful - keep up the great designing!

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  119. Beautiful, beautiful fabrics and really got my creative juices flowing with your all your ideas. Thanks so much.

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  120. I love this block! I think it's my favorite so far! Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

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  121. Love your inspirations and your post today was just what I needed - great ideas on how you look at the world around us.

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  122. Wow! You came up with some amazing ways to use the hour glass block. Thanks for a really fun post. Your new fabric is awesome!

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  123. Your fabrics are beautiful....this is the first blog hop I have done and what a great thing it is! I'm finding new designers and fabrics I never knew about!

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  124. Thanks for the block and the giveaway!

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  125. Thanks for the giveaway and the fun blog hop!!! I look forward to visiting new sites daily!

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  126. You really came up with some wonderful creations from one block. I know now before I ever sew blocks together I am going to play with them and see what I come up with. You make it sound so much fun. Thanks for sharing

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  127. So cool how one block can give you so many options! Given even just the basics, quilting is always fun and beautiful.

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  128. Love how you showed us that perspective always changes how we see things! Not only in our quilting, but in our lives! May we always remember those who lost their lives on this day and be thankful for those who will fight for our freedom!

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  129. Nice blocks & pretty new fabric line!

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  130. Such a difference the fabric color makes in your blocks. Now I'm itching to play with your block. Alas, no Sunnyside here but there is Good Fortune on my Terrain!

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  131. The block combinations are really interesting but when you add the fabric, wow! Thanks for the inspiration.

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  132. Love all your layout.I do love play with .These fabrics are just beautiful and remind me the warm and sunny days.Thanks!

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  133. LOVE how you've used your pattern! Thank you! And, yummy, beautiful fabric bundle! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  134. I loved to see all the ways you could change that simple block around to make fabulous designs!! Thanks for sharing.

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  135. Isn't amazing how something so simple can be so dramatic just by the placement of values of various colors. Thanks and have a blessed day!

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  136. i love how a simple block could be worked in many different ways. and your fabric! beautiful!! thank you for sharing.katherine

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  137. You took a simple block and brought out the possible complexities.... brava!!

    I have to say I appreciate how the new line complements Honey, Honey. It's great to be able to build on an existing stash!

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  138. Quilting really is the sunnyside to life!! Love the name of this fabric and I love the colours!! Thanks for a chance to win a little more Sunnyside!!
    Paulette

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  139. love it! thanks for the chance to win - it will be put to good use - promise :)

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  140. Love the quilts with both big and little blocks - Awesome.
    Kim

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  141. It's always interesting to me to see how a block look can change so dramatically just based on reversing lights and darks!

    Thank you for a chance to win this bundle!

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  142. A wonderful post Kate -- who knew that little block was so versatile? Love the colors in your new fabric line!

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  143. I have been waiting for Sunnyside too! So beautiful!
    Thanks!

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  144. Love your fabric. Simple blocks can sometimes be the most striking. Thank you for the chance to win.

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  145. Looks like you had a wonderful "play day"! Fun block in fun fabrics.

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  146. Love the colors in Sunnyside. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  147. love your post and fabric. you truly have an artists eye and heart. donna fuller

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  148. Loved YOUR perspective on perspective. :) Your SUNNYSIDE fabric is luscious. soardkgatfusedotnet

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  149. Love love love your discoveries with this block!

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  150. Sunnyside is so pretty!! Love everything you did with your block. Very inspiring.

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  151. What a fun block to experiment with! And I am in love with your fabrics! Thanks for the chance to win!!

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  152. I love your designs - I'd be honored to have Sunnyside to work with!

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  153. You are so right about perspective! I loved all the visuals you put together.

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  154. So many great block variations to choose from! I think the 3rd one is my favorite. Thanks to you and Moda for a chance at some free fabric!

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  155. Love the fabric and what you did with it! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  156. Another gorgeous fabric collection. I am amazed at the block. I would not have seen all the possibilities.

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  157. I love your perspective! Your new line is beautiful!

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  158. What a fun and exciting block to play around with. You're so right - size matters. Thank you for being a part of Size Matters Blog Hop and this free pattern to enjoy and use. Hoping to become a winner of this new beautiful line by Sunnyside and seeing a squishy package in my mailbox.

    Sandi Timmons

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  159. oh that collection is my new favorite of yours, i think... it's beautiful!

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  160. love the block and the fabric.WE WILL REMEMBER.
    hjrogers@sympatico.ca

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  161. Thank you very much for reminding me how much fun we can have with simple half square triangles. I can't wait to make something like that. Thanks for the chance to win some fabric.

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  162. Luv you different perpectives & your block. Thanks for the pattern...jmh

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  163. Sunnyside looks beautiful in all the different versions of the block. Thank you for the chance to win.

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  164. love your block and all you did with it. Thanks for the giveaway

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  165. Great inspiration with your block. I also love your fabric line. Thank you!

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  166. Oh that metallic sculpture is amazing. Is Anish Kapoor the same artist who made that bean sculpture in Chicago, I wonder.

    Thanks for the generous giveaway!
    onehotstove AT gmail DOT com

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  167. That's a great block - love your perspective illustrations.

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  168. I love this block. Such a simple block, but the possibilities are endless for a unique look each time. I love it!

    Thanks for the chance to win this wonderful fabric bundle of sunnyside as well. I love the colors and prints!

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  169. Can't wait to see the finished quilt!

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  170. A great lesson in realizing that there really is no such thing as a boring block -- they are all fantabulous in their own way!

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  171. Loved how you played with scale to take a boring block and make it beautiful and fresh. Well Done

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  172. This was really enjoyable to read! Thanks for sharing all those neat thoughts on perception : )

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  173. Love the block and the gorgeous fabric!

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  174. I love Half Square Triangles and all the secondary patterns you can create! Great post.
    Mary Deeter / live2skide@yahoo.com

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  175. Size is all a matter of perspective! Thanks for all the pix and the beautiful fabric.

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  176. What a fun challenge...love all the variations! I hope to take some time and play with the block myself...thanks for the giveaway.

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  177. Love it! The block and the fabric:) Thanks for sharing with us.

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  178. Neat. Looks like you had a bit of fun playing around with your block. Gorgeous fabric. Thanks for the chance to win

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  179. Fun new fabrics! Love how you combined the different sized blocks (oh, I was taught that block was called "broken dishes")

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  180. I love what you did with your block. So many neat ideas. And I love your new fabric. I am so thankful for a chance to win. Thank you so much.

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  181. I am in love with this line. A dear friend of mine lost her beach home in a Hurricane and I would love to make her a quilt with these if I win. Thanks for the free pattern, and for the opportunity to win these gorgeous fabrics.

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  182. Love how changing things around changes whole look...cannot wait to see whole quilt. I found same thing with your Friendship Block...I just made a quilt using it and with each fabric combo it changed the look dramatically. Thanks for the chance to win your gorgeous fabric.!

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  183. Love Sunnyside! Thank you so much for the pattern(s) and the giveaway.

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  184. Life really is about perspective, isn't it?

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  185. Hello, Kate!! I love how you demonstrated the concept of "Size" and the visual changes the twisting of your block created. What a great color scheme in "Sunnyside"--I'm looking forward to using the yellow and orange!

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  186. I never would have thought of putting different sizes of this block together. What a nice design.

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  187. Wow!! I never would have thought of all those ways to use that block! I just love your new line, as well! So pretty. Thank you for the chance!

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  188. Thanks so much for sharing all the size matters information, certainly does put things in perspective.
    Love the sunnyside fabric prints, can't wait to see them
    in person. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  189. Hi! I'm a huge fan of all your fabric designs, but Sunnyside takes the cake. Sooooo pretty! I love the dark blues especially.

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  190. Great post! I can't wait to see your new quilt! Love the fabric too :)

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  191. What a thought provoking blog, thank you! I love your new fabric line and am excited at the prospect of working with it. Thank you for remembering all those we lost on 9/11, that day will live forever in my heart and mind.

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  192. Wow! Very creative!! Love the new line of fabrics!!!

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  193. Love how you showed us your thought process! I'm always intrigued how color placement can change a quilt's look too! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  194. I love all of your variations on that "simple" block. And I love the Sunnyside fabric bundle!

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