Halloween blog hop

Hi and welcome to day 15 of whims and fancies Halloween blog.
For all the new people I’m happy to meet you and to the old readers welcome back and sorry for the quiet that has been around for a while. I’ve been moving out of my parent’s place, got a full time job (I’ve not had a full time job for almost 10 yrs) and been waiting for over a month to get my internet connected (still not connected btw).

Anyways, Halloween is one of my favorite holidays even if it isn’t really celebrated here in Iceland.
I have always loved scary stories and movies :) It should therefor not be a surprise that my block is quite a bit darker than most of the others in the blog hop.

The Rising

I call this The Rising and like the others in the blog hop its 10″x10″

I also made a border to go with it which I call flying candy corn border it’s a variation on the flying geese :) each part of them are 1″x5″ and sewing 2 together makes a border around one 10″ block (with added cornerstones)

Here is how it would look finished using EQ7 since I haven’t had the time or energy to get it finished in time.

I hope you like my block and do browse my patterns pages you might find something fun to make :)

see you soon and Happy crafting

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  1. Absolut amazing pattern. I will defenitely try it. Looks great.

    LG
    Jazzy

  2. Ohhh this is a fun block and I LOVE those candy corn flying geese !!! Thank you so much for sharing.

  3. OH OH my….scary…as i was brought up in a funeral home..this was not all that usual…a hand coming up …lol great paper piece thank you

    • patricia
    • October 15th, 2012

    That is fantastic! My family loves Halloween and they are sure to love this block. Thank you so much for sharing your talent.

  4. Scary hand. I do not feel that I can sleep at night (LOL)! Love it. Happy you are back here. Thanks for sharing…Judith, Texas

    • Ursula
    • October 15th, 2012

    oh my gosh! I love it! It’s so creepy! Guess what I’m making tonite :)

    Thank you so much

  5. I love you block, Lilja! The fabric you used is fantastic! Congratulations on the new job!

  6. Absolutely wonderful, it’s my favorite up till now!

    • VickiT
    • October 15th, 2012

    Oh my gosh! This is awesome. Thank you. I will admit that I’ve been following this blog hop but have never done any paper piecing yet. This block might have enticed me to give it a shot in the next few weeks. I LOVE IT! And the border is so awesome too. (I would have said how cool it was, but that may have dated me a bit lol)

    GOOD LUCK with the job.

  7. What a great pattern!!! I love it!!! Thanks for another fabulous pattern!

  8. Your block is fantastic! Perfect for a spooky Halloween quilt, I love it! Thank you for sharing and good luck on the new job!

  9. Brilliant!

    • Karen
    • October 16th, 2012

    What a great imagination. I absolutely love your block. It’s a stunner!

  10. oh my-def. the scariest block so far! Gotta try this one (and Jennifer’s Trick or Treat Sue!) then back to finish There and BAck Again!

    • billiemick
    • October 18th, 2012

    OMGoshhhhhhhhh this is so scary I have goose bumps…yikes.

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