Friday, January 27, 2012

Snowball Weather.

Snowball blocks!
It's that time of year, right?

I began with a 5" square
and used 1 3/4" white squares in the corners.

Pressed them back and trimmed the excess.

I found that putting 1 3/4" squares in the corner
was a LOT different than using 2" squares.

I was AMAZED at how a little 1/4" can make
such a BIG difference!!!!
The 1 3/4" white squares are on the LEFT.
The 2" white squares are on the RIGHT.

The difference is not QUITE as obvious here....
I liked the 1 3/4" better.
Too bad....
because I have a nice big box full of 2" squares
ALREADY cut!!!

Now to figure out how to quilt this sweet little baby quilt!!!


  1. Very sweet! Love all the peachy pinks.

  2. Oh yes, I love snowball quilts! And they are so very easy!! Worked on one this past week at retreat that we are making for a lovely lady who lost her husband last year. Can't wait to finish it up and give it to her!

  3. Sweet pattern and colors for a baby girl! :)

  4. Ooooh -- pretty! I like the 1 3/4" squares better too. You could always trim down what you've got cut to 2", if you're that desperate. I'd cut new squares. :-)

  5. It's definitely appropriate as we are getting a heavy snowfall as I write this. How sweet for a baby quilt.

  6. Love the quilt. I made one each for my grandkids in their favorite colors a few years ago. They loved them. I used 1 1/2 inch corners on a five inch snowball. I should put them on the blog one of these days. I have prints, so will have to scan them into the computer.... wish me luck. First I have to find the pics.
    Anyway, love your colors. I must get me some lighter colors. Shopping!!!!

  7. I love snowball quilts. I have made I Spy ones. Yours is very pretty.

  8. Love it! Can't wait to see what you choose for quilting! Whoop Whoop!

  9. Love the snowball quilt! So sweet!

  10. I love snowball quilts and this one is no exception. The colors are so sweet.

  11. I always love snowballs...this is pretty cute!

  12. Great quilt. I love your color choices.

  13. Very nice! Sure to make any baby feel special. Smiles~Beth

  14. How beautiful! So soft and sweet...cottagey and rosey! I love these fabrics! Great finish!

  15. love this quilt! So sweet and cute idea of a fun baby quilt gift!

  16. lovely! I've never tried a snowball quilt, but it looks great.

  17. so cute! I never saw this method/pattern before. I like it a lot, and I have lots of scraps that would look cute this way. You always have the best scrappy quilt ideas.

  18. That's beautiful - I love those wonderful soft colors! Whoop whoop!!


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