Emerald May 2020 Color Block
Emerald is our stunning color choice for the 2020 May Color Block. Thanks to Jen at PBJ (Patterns By Jen) for sharing her ideas and patterns with all for the third year. May’s color block is inspired by the bird, Budgerigar. The Audubon website tells me this about the budgerigar: “The little “Budgie,” native to Australia, is a very popular cagebird, so it was probably inevitable that some would escape and establish a wild colony in our area. The west coast of Florida has a sizeable population, and there are some elsewhere in Florida as well. Lone escapees may be seen almost anywhere in North America.“
Emerald Highlighted With Black
This month, Jen has shared instructions that are free until the 31st on her website. Sue cut all the needed fabric sizes for me and then I set to sewing.
It wasn’t long at all and it was time for the Bloc-Loc and a wee bit of trimming. I love the exactness of the Bloc-Loc and I also enjoy that little pile of trimmings.
Emerald Layout and Finish
I always follow the layout for the pieces before I begin sewing – I have made too many missteps in the past to not make the time for that!
Ooh-la-la, the little pinwheel in the center just warms my heart. The other pieces just look like little flags – a whole colorful quilt in this block would be gorgeous, I think.
Ta-da! One completed emerald May Color Block along with the other 2020 color blocks. This is going to be one colorful quilt by the end of the year!
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