October 8, 2012 · 6 comments

I did it. Joined round 9 of The Pillow Talk {Swap}
I was creatively stumped for a bit.
…While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping,
I decided to do a Dresden Block but mix it up a bit. This is what I have so far.
…Then this ebony bird beguiling my sad fancy into smiling…

Time to appliqué it down to the grey Essex linen. The fabric I am using for the center circle is “Edgar” from the Nevermore collection by Gillian Fullard.
…And the raven, never flitting, still is sitting, still is sitting…
The Raven needed some oomph so I responded to his caw for oomph and gave him some piping.

I plan on adding some print border. I sure hope my swap partner loves it as much as I do.
I’ll be back with more…uh Nevermore…when the pillow is completed. Perhaps…
…upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary…

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avatar 1 Maddie Kertay October 8, 2012 at 9:46 am

You KNOW I love this!!!
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avatar 2 pam October 8, 2012 at 10:27 am

I have been admiring your block since you first posted it! Fantastic!
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avatar 3 Chrissy L October 12, 2012 at 8:15 pm

This is stunning!
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avatar 4 Penny October 13, 2012 at 11:06 am

it’s lovely, Robyn! Can’t wait to see the background fabric for it!


avatar 5 Bunny September 13, 2013 at 8:53 pm

This is so cool! Can’t wait to see more!


avatar 6 Jenni November 16, 2013 at 3:04 pm

Oh my goodness, I am in LOVE with this block! I love the bird, the dresdens, the colors, EVERYTHING! I have never been to your blog before so this is kinda fun. Your post is awesome as well!


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