Halloween Paper Pieced 2012 Blog Hop

Happy Friday people!  A brief note for all my Frugal Friday peeps, I posted a day early this week due to my Halloween block.  Make sure you check out yesterday’s Frugal Friday post for some great deals on bits & pieces of fabric!

Today is my day to present a paper pieced Halloween block for the Halloween Paper Pieced 2012 Blog Hop hosted by Soma at Whims & Fancies!

A big warm welcome to any new folks stopping by for the first time.  Make sure you check out my post from Wednesday where I displayed a mosaic of my favorite quilts.  That was also my day on the Glorious Autumn Block Party and I made a fun little block.  There’s a giveaway too!

And now, without further ado, here is my Halloween paper pieced block, My Little Monster.

My-Little-Monster

I’ve created a PDF file of the My Little Monster Pattern.  Please note that I did not explain paper piecing.  The pattern assumes you already have the basic skills needed to paper piece.

I have to say this block was a huge challenge for me.  I’ve never designed a paper pieced block and this was no easy task.  I cannot even tell you how many blocks were scrapped because I could not get them to work.  In fact, I almost emailed Soma and backed out.  But, my stubbornness prevailed and after some tears of stress I regrouped and tried again.  My Little Monster was born.

I hope you all enjoy him as much as I do.  Let’s take a closer look at his antennae.

My-Little-Monster-Anntennae
My-Little-Monster-Pom-Poms

Hope you all enjoyed My Little Monster.  I’m just super excited I was able to complete this task!

I hope you all enjoyed My Little Monster!

19 thoughts on “Halloween Paper Pieced 2012 Blog Hop

  1. 1
    Diana says:

    I love your “Little Monster” – how cute!!! Thank you so much.

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    giddy99 says:

    Your little Monster is AWESOME! It’s fantastic!

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    VickiT says:

    Oh my gosh Vicki! That little guy is just adorable. So cute.

    Wouldn’t he be super cute on the front of a little Trick or Treat bag or even stitched onto a toddler/baby’s Tshirt?

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    Madame Samm says:

    ok Vicki…this is terrific…great PP….love the colors too..downright appetizing.

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    Just Carol says:

    He’s purple–I love purple–and so very cute. Great PP!

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    SIMPLESEW says:

    Hes so funny and cute

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    hueisei says:

    He is so cute :) haha

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    Melissa says:

    Oh my gosh! I love you little monster and I bet my little monster will love her too!!! :)

  10. 10
    Lori says:

    oh my goodness this is just too cute. Thanks for sharing the pattern. I love his antenna.

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    ruthiequilts says:

    What a great little monster!!! It came out amazing, especially as it was your first PPD pattern!!! Thanks bunches, Ruth

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    Cyn ;-) says:

    Darling little monster… almost too cute to be called a monster! lol. Nice job. The pom-poms are perfect!

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    Kathy says:

    I love your little monster. Thanks for sharing him with us!

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    Soma Acharya says:

    Thank you, Vicki! Great job on your first pattern!!

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    Cindy Staub says:

    I love your block, you did a wonderful job! He would make an adorable quilt all on his own made in different colors! Thank you for sharing.

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    Connie says:

    Great job Vicki and what a cute little purple monster!

  17. 17

    I adore this little guy… I am *so* glad you persevered :)

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    Jacqueline says:

    He is cute as can be. Congrat’s on completing your goal..

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    ruthiequilts says:

    Yay!!! I received my fabulous little charm pack from you today!!! It is wonderful! I have the perfect project to use it for… Thanks for the fab block pattern(again LOL!), and the wonderful prize!!! Hugs, hoots, and hollers, Ruthiequilts

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