One Block Wonder is a technique from Maxine Rosenthal's book titled One Block Wonders. Personally I think the book should've been titled One Bolt Wonders, because you use lots of one fabric to make these amazing quilts! I used "koto" by Alexander Henry.
This is the second One Block Wonder I've made. Originally it was to be a quilt for my king size bed, but after adding wide borders, I hated it! At that point I decided it wasn't going to be a quilt for my bed after all and put it in a closest where it sat for many moons.
I finally figured out what to do w/it a couple of months ago. It would become a large lap quilt and gift for my mom's b-day November 3. I had to make it a lot smaller, so after removing the wide borders, I removed several rows of hexies to shorten the center. Then I added narrower borders and FINALLY I started liking it again!
I'm extremely pleased w/how it turned out and I hope you are too! If you can figure out how to vote
(it's kind of a painful process), please vote HERE (I hope the link works) for Flower Burst Wonder as Viewer's Choice now thru Oct 31st AND for Favorite in the Large Quilt Category on Nov 1st. I thank you in advance! The process that was kind of painful, was the nominating part.
Amy's Creative Side for organizing such a delightful event. This is my first time and I'm entering Flower Burst Wonder in The Large Quilt Category. I'm super excited to be a part of the Blogger's Quilt Festival this fall!
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