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paper piecing extravaganza: ringo pie catchup

Noodlehead   paper piecing extravaganza: ringo pie catchup

Well, I had fallen dangerously behind in Ringo Pie this round.  I had kept up pretty well on the first round, but time just flies by this round.  Here’s my next 3 blocks that I owed Ayumi, Amber, Melinda, and Leila.  I was super happy to finish them up and hope to be fully caught up with Tamiko and then Charise‘s blocks this weekend!

Noodlehead   paper piecing extravaganza: ringo pie catchup

So first up was a Market theme for Ayumi.  I desperately wanted to make her something super cool, afterall, she’s the queen of paper piecing (as well as everyone else in the group!).  So I had sketched out so many ideas and never felt like any of them fit quite right.  I ended up picking a lovely little Strawberry Sew-Ichigo block designed by Kerry and Penny.  I knew that Ayumi would like it because we’re all in Ringo Pie together.  I might sneak in a little surprise too, maybe some other kind of fun little block.  Ayumi has been a really good friend to me and always so encouraging. This block uses some lovely Umbrella Prints and Lizzy House Outfoxed.

Noodlehead   paper piecing extravaganza: ringo pie catchup

Amber‘s theme was anything sewing related.  Phew, I had to think of this one way too long.  Eventually I found Amy (During Quiet Time)’s Sewing Machine Pattern and hopped to it.  This was such a fun block to make and pretty quick too.  I pulled out some precious gifted fabrics ad got to piecing.

Noodlehead   paper piecing extravaganza: ringo pie catchup

And Leila was the most recent one I finished up.  She requested a 6″ block with something you consider a favorite!  I made her a Latte-to-go block (another lovely Sew-Ichigo design).

Noodlehead   paper piecing extravaganza: ringo pie catchup

I love mochas and it’s the one treat that I can look forward to when I need a little pick me up.  I included some of my favorite Heather Ross Mendocino mermaids, Jay McCarroll Habitat, and Lizzy House.  They all look so pretty together.

Noodlehead   paper piecing extravaganza: ringo pie catchup

Lastly was a guitar block for Melinda.  I’m so happy to make a block for her!  I’ve gotten to meet up with Melinda a couple times to hang out before she moved recently.

Noodlehead   paper piecing extravaganza: ringo pie catchup

She’s such a sweet person and a master paper piecer as well!  I used Christina (The Sometimes Crafter)’s Ukulele Pattern.  Another fun one, I enjoyed throwing in some of my Dear Stella scraps in there and well as a super tiny piece of liberty of london just to mix it up!

Noodlehead   paper piecing extravaganza: ringo pie catchup

Phew, hope you’re still with me, that’s it! Hope to share my other finishes next week!  Have a great weekend, the sun is shining today! ♥

ps, if you’re new to paper piecing, there’s a great video tutorial from Connecting Threads here.

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24 Responses to paper piecing extravaganza: ringo pie catchup

  1. verykerryberry 02.15.2013 at 11:39 am #

    what a paper piecing loveliness! And gorgeous fabric choices throughout!

  2. Bethany 02.15.2013 at 11:43 am #

    Wow!! Some of those pieces are so teeny!
    Beautiful work :)

  3. Jeni 02.15.2013 at 11:55 am #

    So pretty, love them all!

  4. Cindy 02.15.2013 at 12:02 pm #

    These are great! Soo pretty! I don’t think there’s anything you can’t do- you’re super talented!:) Nice job!

  5. Krista 02.15.2013 at 12:19 pm #

    All such awesome blocks! Your fabric choices are all awesome. Nice work catching up too.

  6. Cindy 02.15.2013 at 1:28 pm #

    Thanks for the link and for sharing your awesome work!! I am doing Riley Blake’s Mystery Blocks and this month is a fabric pieced heart. I have never quilted before let alone fabric pieced *eek* so I will definitely check out the link.

    I sew mainly bags so this is all new to me. Any tips for beginner piecer’s/quilters?

    Cindy

  7. Amy Friend 02.15.2013 at 1:40 pm #

    You’ve been busy! I love all of them.

  8. Yasemin 02.15.2013 at 2:05 pm #

    Very nice..

  9. Rachel at Stitched in Color 02.15.2013 at 2:10 pm #

    What a treat to share them all at once! The strawberry really stands out to me. Love your use of the umbrella print there!

  10. Carolyn 02.15.2013 at 2:15 pm #

    These are amazing, Anna! Each one is more unique and detailed than the next!

  11. kristin 02.15.2013 at 3:26 pm #

    Always love your ringo pie blocks – so awesome and fun!

  12. mle 02.15.2013 at 4:28 pm #

    Wow, those are all amazing blocks! the guitar is my fav!!

  13. Flying Blind... 02.15.2013 at 5:15 pm #

    Awesome x4

  14. Katy Cameron 02.15.2013 at 5:15 pm #

    They’re all fab, I especially love the heart-filled strawberry :o)

  15. ayumills 02.15.2013 at 10:19 pm #

    wow wow wow Anna, you’ve outdone yourself! How did you manage to make this many lovely blocks in such a short time? They are all amazing! I am so happy the cute strawberry is coming to me!! Yaaaay!!
    Now it’s time for me to get caught up!!

  16. Janelle @ Emmaline Bags 02.16.2013 at 3:04 am #

    beautiful work!! I do love them all, but particularly glad to find the sewing machine pattern. I think this would be great for my sewing machine cover for my old pink Morse. thank you!

  17. Sarah Watson 02.16.2013 at 1:49 pm #

    Guuuuh I love your valentines and these blocks. What amazing patterned background choices, refreshing! Awesome!

  18. Anonymous 02.20.2013 at 8:33 pm #

    Where did you get the cute paper piece patterns? Love your work!!

    • Anna 03.01.2013 at 1:08 pm #

      Thank you! The links are all above in the post, let me know if you can’t find them! :)

  19. Rae 02.22.2013 at 1:30 pm #

    HOLY COW these are amazing girl!!! They just keep getting better and better. THAT COFFEE ONE! I die.

    :)

  20. quirky granola girl 02.23.2013 at 10:14 am #

    i received that beautiful guitar block in the mail yesterday. Henry loved it, as did i. the textures, the scale and choice of prints and that bit of Liberty? amazing. thank you so much for your hard work and your beautiful words :)

  21. Jessiegirl 02.23.2013 at 10:45 pm #

    your blocks are amazing! Will you put up a post linking to all the blocks you did? There are a few here i’d like to make.

    • Anna 03.01.2013 at 1:09 pm #

      The links to the patterns I used for these are in the post, let me know if you can’t find them. :) My other ringo pie blocks are my own designs, maybe I should make them patterns someday?!

  22. **nicke... 03.06.2013 at 11:36 am #

    i am in love with that strawberry! i love hearts! i want to get a heart tattoo! ;0

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