ringo pie: christmas block

10.04.2011



Still catching up on my Ringo Pie blocks.  Man, this one was hard too.  Amber (One Shabby Chick) chose a Christmas theme and I had no idea what to make - maybe just because there were so many ideas that I wanted to try.  Other than that, I realized I am not a planner, at least not at this point in my life.  I just don't plan that much stuff ahead of time.  I know a lot of people who are amazing planners, I however am not one of them.  So it was hard too because I don't even really want to think about Christmas at this point, just trying to enjoy fall.  But it was fun though, I actually got into the more ideas that popped into my head.


I remember pinning this love block by tula pink and I just was dazzled by it.  I mean, how cool is that?!


So I did a Christmas version using the word 'noel'.  I hope it fits in with the rest of the blocks Amber!


And just because, here's a shot of all the ringo pie blocks made for me, for my desserts theme, I have yet to make my block.  :(

26 comments :

  1. I love your "NOEL" block! I wish i was as skilled as you are with a sewing machine! I have been following your blog for about a year, and you always seem to amaze me with the things you can do! I love all the blocks you received for your dessert theme! They are incredible! You know some seriously talented people! I love the idea of this Rngo Pie thing. I would love to be a part of something like that!

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  2. Oooh, love your block! The colors are perfect! :)

    And look at all those yummy blocks! So pretty!

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  3. Great block!! OK - it's a bit early for the Christmas stuff (although I'm madly crocheting a blanket for a present right now or I'll never have it finished in time!), but this is really clean and simple and I'm sure it will look fantastic in the finished quilt.

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  4. excellent block Anna!! I love seeing all those ringo pie blocks together, they look positively delicious!

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  5. I think your "NOEL" is pretty FAB!!!

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  6. How cute! Reminds me of a postage stamp. I love all of your blocks, that tipping cake is adorable!

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  7. How fun to see all those lovely dessert blocks! That's going to be a fun project to work on.

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  8. Love the Noel and wish I would have seen it yesterday when I slaughtered an "N."

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  9. I think it's awesome! Great idea for the block.

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  10. i love your ringo pie blocks and this is no exception! so cool. and you read my mind, too - i was curious to see the ones that had been sent to you. how fun!

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  11. oh wow Anna - I absolutely love it - it's so fantastic. I love Tula's quilt and your block is perfect - love the fabrics and letters!!

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  12. Super cute blocks. You've inspired me to get started on some holiday sewing. Every year, it has a way of surprising me somehow!!!

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  13. I love your noel block. Did you paper piece it? or was it more improv?

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  14. It makes the perfect square, very effective and Christmas without ramming it down your throat!-you know what I mean!

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  15. congratulations! inspires me to achieve it with paper! I will begin to prepare for Christmas!

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  16. They`re adorable.I love them.

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  17. LOVE this block, Anna! So cute

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  18. Ooh, love the colours/patterns you used, especially the polka dots

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  19. Oh I love the NOEL block! Perfect colors and it looks fabulous (:

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  20. Maybe when I "grow up" I can be in a quilting bee like you hehe! How did you get involved with yours, every month I am so in love with your blocks

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  21. What a great idea! Amber definitely needed a word block for her Christmas quilt! I love the way the quirky, unexpected shape!

    Oh and thank you for posting the photo of everyone's dessert blocks! It's so fun to see them all together!

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  22. your "noel" block is lovely. i'm really into piecing letters right now. i only wish i had more time...

    sooooo, desserts block...do you have any ideas? i see lots of cake, some ice cream and a little candy, fudge and whoopie pies. you might need some cookies. :)

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  23. what a fun christmas block! i love paper pieced letters!

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  24. Your Noel block is awesome and I love the Birthday cake block. x

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