October 2020 OMG

My October 2020 One Monthly Goal is to make a total of 15 more Sunflower blocks that mostly use batik fabrics. I’ve made one block so far using a tutorial from Sandy Star Designs that she shared for the Fall into a Quilt Along in 2018. I plan to make 11 more of these blocks using different batik fabrics and will sew rectangles to each side from the green fabric to make them into placemats.

The other four blocks are from the Soak up the Sun pattern in Sew Kind of Wonderful Mini Wonderful Curves. I plan to make a table runner with four curved pieced Sunflowers.

The placemats and table runner are for my brother, Bill, and sister-in-law, Sharon, who will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary in December. I do plan to keep two of the placemats for myself!

Linking up to Elm Street Quilts: October 2020 One Monthly Goal.

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9 Responses to October 2020 OMG

  1. Marly says:

    Such a beautiful sunflower! Good luck making the rest, and finishing your gift which will surely be cherished.


  2. Cheree Hull says:

    Beautiful colors in this sunflower!


  3. rl2b2017 says:

    Hi Mary! Your sunflower is quite fetching. I’m so glad you hear that you are making these as a gift but even more so that you will keep a few for yourself to enjoy! Great project for October. ~smile~ Roseanne


  4. Nann says:

    I like the block design! It will make great placemats.


  5. Pretty sunflower – and a perfect project for October!


  6. Danette says:

    Love the sunflower block. I’m sure the placemats and runner will turn out wonderful!


  7. Judy Blauer says:

    Gorgeous fabric make for gorgeous sunflowers! Can wait to see them finished!


  8. patty says:

    Nice. Thanks for thinking up with Elm Street Quilts One Monthly Goal and good luck with your project.


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