Lantern blocks waiting to be pieced into rows.
I'm sure many of you might already do this, but to save myself a step down the road, before I trimmed off the corners of the main lantern blocks and the border pieces, I stitched a second line. Cut apart between the lines and have a hst ready to go.
Here are my 48 blocks from the borders (bigger ones) and 100 from the lantern blocks. What am I going to do with them? Not sure yet... maybe my sister would like something?
My son enjoyed playing with them while I ironed the blocks this morning.
He spread them out and discarded the pink ones.
He even made a sketch to remember what the block is suppose to look like.
And 45 minutes after all the above pictures were taken...
... quilt top is pieced. A little bit of applique still needs to be done to complete the lanterns but I love this quilt! I will iron it before I quilt it (maybe for Friday Night sew-In this Friday?). I have 2 other quilts that need to be done first -including my house quilt from March's UFO challenge, so I guess I have some more work to do.