ringo pie: christmas block

Still catching up on my Ringo Pie blocks.  Man, this one was hard too.  Amber (One Shabby Chick) chose a Christmas theme and I had no idea what to make – maybe just because there were so many ideas that I wanted to try.  Other than that, I realized I am not a planner, at least not at this point in my life.  I just don’t plan that much stuff ahead of time.  I know a lot of people who are amazing planners, I however am not one of them.  So it was hard too because I don’t even really want to think about Christmas at this point, just trying to enjoy fall.  But it was fun though, I actually got into the more ideas that popped into my head.

I remember pinning this love block by tula pink and I just was dazzled by it.  I mean, how cool is that?!

So I did a Christmas version using the word ‘noel’.  I hope it fits in with the rest of the blocks Amber!

And just because, here’s a shot of all the ringo pie blocks made for me, for my desserts theme, I have yet to make my block.  🙁

26 thoughts on “ringo pie: christmas block

  1. I love your “NOEL” block! I wish i was as skilled as you are with a sewing machine! I have been following your blog for about a year, and you always seem to amaze me with the things you can do! I love all the blocks you received for your dessert theme! They are incredible! You know some seriously talented people! I love the idea of this Rngo Pie thing. I would love to be a part of something like that!

  2. Jeni says:

    Oooh, love your block! The colors are perfect! 🙂

    And look at all those yummy blocks! So pretty!

  3. Fiona says:

    Great block!! OK – it’s a bit early for the Christmas stuff (although I’m madly crocheting a blanket for a present right now or I’ll never have it finished in time!), but this is really clean and simple and I’m sure it will look fantastic in the finished quilt.

  4. excellent block Anna!! I love seeing all those ringo pie blocks together, they look positively delicious!

  5. Belinda says:

    I think your “NOEL” is pretty FAB!!!

  6. How cute! Reminds me of a postage stamp. I love all of your blocks, that tipping cake is adorable!

  7. How fun to see all those lovely dessert blocks! That’s going to be a fun project to work on.

  8. sewkatiedid says:

    Love the Noel and wish I would have seen it yesterday when I slaughtered an “N.”

  9. Krista says:

    I think it’s awesome! Great idea for the block.

  10. kristin says:

    i love your ringo pie blocks and this is no exception! so cool. and you read my mind, too – i was curious to see the ones that had been sent to you. how fun!

  11. oh wow Anna – I absolutely love it – it’s so fantastic. I love Tula’s quilt and your block is perfect – love the fabrics and letters!!

  12. Super cute blocks. You’ve inspired me to get started on some holiday sewing. Every year, it has a way of surprising me somehow!!!

  13. kendascrafts says:

    I love your noel block. Did you paper piece it? or was it more improv?

  14. Kerry says:

    It makes the perfect square, very effective and Christmas without ramming it down your throat!-you know what I mean!

  15. loriana says:

    congratulations! inspires me to achieve it with paper! I will begin to prepare for Christmas!

  16. Rosa says:

    They`re adorable.I love them.

  17. Jess says:

    LOVE this block, Anna! So cute

  18. Katy Cameron says:

    Ooh, love the colours/patterns you used, especially the polka dots

  19. Barbara says:

    Oh I love the NOEL block! Perfect colors and it looks fabulous (:

  20. Taylor says:

    Maybe when I “grow up” I can be in a quilting bee like you hehe! How did you get involved with yours, every month I am so in love with your blocks

  21. ayumills says:

    What a great idea! Amber definitely needed a word block for her Christmas quilt! I love the way the quirky, unexpected shape!

    Oh and thank you for posting the photo of everyone’s dessert blocks! It’s so fun to see them all together!

  22. I think your “noel” block rocks!

  23. your “noel” block is lovely. i’m really into piecing letters right now. i only wish i had more time…

    sooooo, desserts block…do you have any ideas? i see lots of cake, some ice cream and a little candy, fudge and whoopie pies. you might need some cookies. 🙂

  24. randi says:

    what a fun christmas block! i love paper pieced letters!

  25. Vicky says:

    Your Noel block is awesome and I love the Birthday cake block. x

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