A Peek at student blocks

This week I got to finally share my Peek block with a group of six very awesome, very willing guinea pigs students at Rock Paper Scissors. The class was snowed out twice this winter, and not only was the weather mild, but we were all in good spirits, ready to tackle that pesky 1/4″ seam allowance and make some blocks.

peek student blocks

Large block by Barbara. Right column, top to bottom: Sallie, Ann, Terri, and Kari.

One of my favorite things about this block (and there are quite a few, as you know) is how different it looks in different fabric combinations. Fussy cut or not, large scale or small, solids or prints, the block can take on all kinds of different personalities depending on the sewist.

Here’s Terri’s block close up. I love how the darker fabric provides contrast and depth.


I’m ready to take this class on the road! I’ll be teaching at the Mid-Atlantic Mod retreat in Lancaster, Pennsylvania on April 25. Then I’ll be back at Rock Paper Scissors for a daytime class on May 6. For those of you who aren’t local, I’m so excited that the PDF pattern is almost ready for sale.

In other news, quilting on the green Peek quilt will take place this week. I hope to have lots of photos to share next Friday.

If you’re celebrating a holiday this weekend, I hope it is a peaceful, happy one. Enjoy!