I admit, I wasn’t sure that sugar skulls were my thing… After being asked to design a block for the Fiesta de Azucar Blog Hop, I really got into it and I’ve had a blast making the blocks! If you aren’t familiar with it, Fiesta de Azucar means “sugar party” and a sugar skull block, designed by an industry designer, debuted each week for nine weeks this summer.
The Fiesta de Azucar Blog Hop is sponsored by Island Batik and Aurifil Thread. I used the gorgeous rainbow of batiks provided by Island Batik for the applique and 12 wt. thread from Aurifil for the embellishment. This project is also perfect for my new ultra-sheer, printable fusible web, Barely There.
Here is my block, Sewn Up!
I’ve been making the blocks each week. Here are my other blocks:
Block #1 designed Terri Sontra at Purple Moose Designs:
Block #2, designed by Joanne Hillestad at The Fat Quarter Gypsy:
Block #3, designed by Vicki Hansen, Cranberry Pie Designs:
Block #4, designed by Cheryl Sleboda, Muppin:
Block #5, designed by Penni Domikis, Cabin In The Woods Quilters:
Block # 6, designed by Tammy Silvers, Tamarinis:
And Block #7, designed by Kate Colleran, Seams Like A Dream Quilt Designs:
There is still one more block to come from Trish Frankland at Persimon Dreams. Also, setting options will be available September 2nd and September 9th. Join the Fiesta de Azucar 2107 Group on Facebook for all of the details and to see more finished blocks.
Although the blog hop is almost over, it’s not too late to jump in a make the blocks! The instructions for each block are $3.00 each in downloadable format. You can find all of the blocks at Craftsy by searching Fiesta de Azucar. Click here to jump directly to my block. My block is also available in my store here.
Thank you to Terry at Purple Moose Designs and Tammy at Tamarinis for organizing this fun sew along and to Island Batik and Aurifil for sponsoring!