Saturday, November 20, 2010


Log Cabin Placemat

Three days ago (17 November 2010) I was playing with Log Cabin placemats and made this with the intention that it would be completed by the quilting.
What if I create spirals by following the path of the Log Cabin pieces?
What if I free motion quilt a little flower at the end of each spiral?
What if I free motion quilt a different filler design into each of the middle rings?
What if I use each block as a frame for a picture of a different flower?

I like this idea best. The flowers could be free motion quilted or they could be hand stitched.

For more Log Cabin block explorations go to My Posts by Subject in the sidebar on the right and click on Log Cabin.


  1. Wayne,

    Love teh flower idea, but I would combine it with the filler design to frame each one.

    Judy B

  2. Judy

    I think combining them could prove most effective. My only caveat is that it would mean doing a lot of quilting on a small placemat. But if it works, what does that matter?