|16" Whiggish Rose Block FINISHED!|
Someone asked after my last post about where I got this pattern. It's actually my own reinterpretation of Joyce Stewart's reinterpretation of Kim Diehl's reinterpretation of a classic Whig Rose block, combined with tulips from a reproduction quilt pattern that I found in a back issue of Quilter's Newsletter Magazine, plus the stuffed berries that were Bernie's idea (he liked the stuffed berries on the Jingle applique project). That's why I've nicknamed the block "Frankenstein." So I can't point you to a pattern that you can purchase to make a block exactly like mine, but if you hunt down my sources you should be able to cobble together something similar -- hopefully with your own personal twist! You can read more about the sources I combined and adapted for this block in my earlier post here.
Meanwhile, I am still thinking about how I want to use this block in the quilt I'm planning, but I'm leaning towards either an alternate block layout (blank alternate blocks? pieced alternate blocks? appliqued wreath alternate blocks) or else some kind of a medallion quilt that would use this block to anchor the outer corners. So at some point next week I hope to get started with prepping at least three more blocks just like this one.
I'm linking up with Slow Stitching Sunday at Kathy's Quilts and with Design Wall Monday over at Patchwork Times, and I'm looking forward to seeing what others are working on this week. Maybe I'll get some ideas for my Whiggish Rose project! Have a wonderful Monday, everyone!