Jacquelynne Steves has offered another series of free blocks-of-the-month called Cozy Afternoon.
There were five blocks in the series, each with a pattern to embroider or applique for the center. I have a large hassock with a lid which I’m going to cover, using five blocks – one for the top of the lid and four for the sides.
My version of Block 5 is shown in the top picture. This will be one of the sides of the hassock cover, using a vintage embroidery pattern for the center.
I made all of my blocks with a beach or nautical theme.
Jacquelynne has completed the series with suggestions for setting and borders, but since I will not be making a wall hanging, I will work out how I want to place these blocks using one top panel and four side panels to make the hassock cover. More on that in a week or two.
Jacquelynne always offers interesting blocks that are simple and easy to make but very pretty. I’ve enjoyed this quilt-along.