I recently finished up my first two blocks for the Fresh Comfort Virtual Quilting Bee. Katie asked for blocks designed around anything related to trees. The first block I designed myself using traditional flying geese blocks for the trees and piecing together the remaining parts of the block to resemble tree trunk, sky and grass.
For the second block, I used a the Maple Leaf tutorial at Quilter’s Cache.
As I was sewing these, it occurred to me that I’d love to have copies of each of the blocks that I sew for the bee to make a quilt to keep. So, using the same patterns, I sewed up these two quilt blocks with fabric from my stash: