Paper Piecing Monday fussy cut edition

Today’s paper piecing Monday is a little detour from the regularly scheduled sampler quilt.  Over the weekend Amanda at What the Bobbin? started a fussy square block swap and I was so excited I started making blocks almost immediately.  There is swap joining details and a downloadable pattern on her site.

The idea of pulling out some of my fun novelty fabrics, fussy cutting them and making them into 4 inch blocks was too much fun…. here is what I have done so far.

Lizzy house fussy cut block

Block 7

Block 1

Block 5

Block 2

Block 8


I have so many great novelty scraps I can see myself getting quite carried away.  But for now I am going to finish making my 12 blocks, then move onto finishing up some of the quilt tops I have laying in pieces around my work space.  I want to have a finish for Friday.

Have a great week.


21 thoughts on “Paper Piecing Monday fussy cut edition

  1. Those are all too cute. Do you happen to know what line that camera piece came from? Thanks for sharing your work, I am always inspired.

  2. Eeeeeee these are so cute! I’ve been on the fence about joining because I have so many other things on my to-do list. Although I’m sure these work up super fast!

      • But what about the agonising over fabric choices BEFORE the cutting? I could have lost an hour just rummaging in my stash. That seems to be where I get delayed. You must be better at choosing (and in a timely manner) than I am as your combos all look great.

  3. Predictably, the hedgehog is my favorite! I just fussy-cut her (him?) for a project I’m ready to start! Are those robots a Kokka print? They are too cute, too.

    • I love Lizzy Houses designs and the hedgehogs are so cute. I can not wait to see what you do with yours. The robots are definitely Kokka. I bought it ages ago and have been using little pieces.

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