QuiltCon Block Challenge - Improvisational Hourglass Block

I'm so excited to share the news that another one of my block has been featured on the The Modern Quilt Guild website today.

I actually first worked on the following block, but this ended up measuring 14.5 square, so I had to changed my design  a little bit and came up with this improvisational Hourglass block below this one. Its an simple but clean block. Love the look of it.
My original block
I really like my original block and the strips from it. Didn't want to trim them down to fit the 12.5inch height limit for the QuiltCon block challenge. So I made a design change to include(or keep) all the strips to be within the 12.5inch height limit. Here it is with the new design:

Hop on over to Modern Quilt Guild website to check out the other wonderful blocks.


  1. Congratulations, again!!! This is so cool and I ♥ your colors!!!

  2. I like the clean lines and crispness of the colors!

  3. I really like the original block! It looks great.

    1. Thank you, Amanda!
      I like it too. I'm going to make a baby quilt out of it.
      Definitely on my to do list.


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