Round Robin Four

Finished - 57" x 56"

Finished – 57″ x 56″


Yesterday I put the final border on my third Round Robin project. Check out the others here and here. This time we had two months and were instructed to add about 20″ to the projects.





I didn’t see Terri’s original block so I found a picture on her website. And then I checked out her fabric and the leftover scraps from the other two rounds.


Round 1 - Terri's beginning block

Round 1 – Terri’s beginning block

row of pinwheels

row of pinwheels


Lucky for me there were lots of scraps, including two pink pinwheels. I made a few…. and a few more.

1 panel addition

more pinwheels


Playing with pieces

even more










I worked in sections, starting with a bottom row.

Ready to add pieces together

Ready to add pieces together


The sections were longish (34″- 54″) so I found the center of each piece and pinned and pinned.

Pinning makes the difference with long seams

Pinning makes the difference with long seams






I originally planned on adding a section on each side but then I changed my mind.

Hmmm. This side or.....

Hmmm. This side or…..

Or this side????

this side????








Left side wins

Executive decision – Left side wins


DSCN3678I thought I was done but the next morning I decided I wanted one last border.¬†Final measurements: 57″ x 56,” an inch or two larger than expected (55″) but I was deep into the “conversation” and couldn’t stop!



Can’t wait to receive the fifth and final round robin quilt later this month at our EBMQG meeting. I will miss these quilt conversations!

I’m definitely ready to teach my class at Stonemountain Fabrics on Friday: Quilting Without a Pattern.

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4 Responses to Round Robin Four

  1. lisa says:

    Wonderful story telling and visuals.

  2. Pam says:

    Thank you for telling us your thought process. The pictures are great! The top is beautiful!

  3. avanbalen says:

    It looks like a fun and interesting project!

  4. Frieda Wisshack says:


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