This is my entry in The National Quilt Museum's contest "The Gala if the Unexpected". It is a tradional log cabin with "applique" constructed entirely from duct tape. It involved lots of head scratching but I had more fun making this than almost anything else I've done. It has a piped binding and was hand-quilted by punching over 12,000 holes with a leather punch so that I could stitch through all layers.
This was the 2015 Block of the Month four-part pattern named Blooms for Julie. I was able to use fabrics from my stash, especially border prints collected at a previous quilt run. Lots of fun techniques were used such as making templates and using them to cut patches, several ways to applique, bias strips, partial seams, working with stripes, and creating 3-D yo-yo and folded-hexagon flowers. This was my first attempt at raw edge applique.