The blocks for the Give a F*ck quilt keep arriving and my mind explodes every time I open a squishy envelope. It is inspiring to see the great work you all do.
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I invited patchworker quilters and embroiderers to join in on the fun. And I’ll likely do a bit of both for my own blocks. The ones to see today are from each genre.
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Here is the non-disclaimer disclaimer: you’ll be seeing the word f*ck spelled out completely somewhere below.
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This first one, made by Molly, preserves some modesty by holding on to the asterisk. This block requires a serious amount of skill to achieve–with paper piecing, applique, and snarls of seams to manage–and it is impeccably constructed. Now, that asterisk is just fine with me! It’s part of the interpretation of the block request that Molly chose.

Block #3

But at the same time, the background fabric she used is some of the filthiest writing you’ll ever read. Go ahead, call up your inner 12 year-old and see if you don’t snicker a bit.

Dick and Jane. heh.

Molly’s recent medallion quilt is dreamy and I still get a fun little kick out of this little rainbow skirt she made to go with some baby legwarmers. Don’t miss out on a stroll through her blog. Molly’s crafty life is super sweet and her projects always seem perfectly executed. She’s an inspiration.

Ready for another other one?

This amazing embroidered block by Corrine is intricate and a little provocative. She says that the F and C are her own design, the U is a version of the one from Giacomo Franco’s Anthropomorphic Alphabet (ca 1600s), and the K is from the Bizarre and Ornamental Alphabets.

Block #4

Corrine’s work is featured in the recent must-have book Craft Activism. Get the book to read about her. And then do make yourself a cuppa joe and spend some time in Corrine’s embroidery gallery to learn that marmite is evil (though she doesn’t agree) and to see some masterful stitchery like this man smoking.

Big thanks to Molly and Corrine for contributing to this project!!

Be sure to take a look at the other blocks if you haven’t seen them yet. There’s also a little bit more about the motivation for this project therein.