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A Log Cabin Bubble Block for Karen

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Turkey Tracks: June 1, 2021

A Log Cabin Bubble Block for Karen

It’s June 1!

And now we will settle into early summer here in Mid-Coast Maine. We don’t get real summer weather until July 4th, which is just fine with me. I love the cool nights and days this time of the year.

We got some great rain over the weekend, so the ground is soft and wet again. Today is laundry and cleaning day—CLEAN SHEETS— so I’ll be back in the garden later this afternoon.

May’s Bee Sewcial Challenge, in the Mt. Battie Modern Quilt Guild, recipient was Karen Martin. Her prompt was “Bubbles,” and she specified black and white neutrals, blacks, and a “pop” of color of our choice.

I made her this “bubble” log cabin block, which will finish at 14 inches.

German quilter Aylin Nilya designed this block. You make the block in quadrants and rotate them to form the circle. Nilya is on Instagram and keeps a blog. To purchase the block pattern, which comes in many different sizes and with different thicknesses of the individual strips, go to wwwpayhip.com/aylinnilya.

It is a fun block to make. I kept the inclusion of the color red simple.

Written by louisaenright

June 1, 2021 at 8:49 am

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  1. Beautiful!!!

    Judith Brill

    June 1, 2021 at 10:17 am

  2. Your block is spectacular!!!
    I love early summer, there is nothing nicer than drying sheets on the line and then snuggling under them after a busy day in the yard.

    wendysquilting

    June 3, 2021 at 7:32 am


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