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Sunday, September 15, 2013

A Little Help Please!

Okay friends, I'm working on a project right now (that I can't tell you about just yet).  In trying to get my ideas to come together, I started sketching out quilt blocks and came up with this-


So here's where I need some quilty wisdom.  Does this block have a name?  I've looked all through Pinterest and well known quilt block libraries and although I have seen some that are similar, I haven't seen one that is exactly the same.

I find it difficult to believe (although not impossible, I guess) that this is not already a named quilt block, so if you know what it is, please let me know!  Also, if it doesn't have a name, it needs one.  So, if you have a good suggestion for that, I'm all ears.

In the meantime, this can just serve as a little sneak peek of my latest project!

**Edited to add- If this block doesn't already have a name, I think "Purse Strings" fits perfectly.  To me, it looks like a top view of a drawstring bag.  If you think of another name idea, I'd still love to hear it though! 


12 comments:

  1. I was thinking of a Cartwheel, like you do in gymnastics! I don't think I have ever seen that block before. The center is a weathervane. Looks very Christmasy.... 100 days to go! Ho,ho,ho!

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  2. Love that you fussy cut your stripes to all radiate out! I've never seen it. I like both yours and Lorna's suggestions.

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  3. Whatever the name thank you so much for this Kelly-block, I love it !

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  4. Doesn't look familiar to me... but if it is yours to name, i like Purse Strings :)

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  5. I have also often wondered, how do I know if this is new? So many out there! I think it is different though. Looks great too, Kelly! Purse strings is great and it looks empty so it is definitely like mine:)

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  6. It looks like an intersection on a busy street to me...I would call it " Four Way Stop"

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    1. I love that name, unfortunately, there is already a quilt block by that name.

      :) Kelly

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  7. Absolutely no idea, but I love it! Those stripes radiating out are brill!

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  8. Looking forward to seeing what you are going to do!!! Don't know the name but love what you are calling it! Marie

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  9. This is a lovely block. I like the four way stop suggestion :)

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