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« Reply #90 on: December 12, 2007 10:28:30 AM »

Thanks bees_knees!  I have another block completed (#4), I've just been lazy about taking a picture.  I'll try to take one today. 

I am stitching the pieces on my machine -- I don't trust my hand stitching to hold together.  I'm chain piecing them.  I keep stacks of squares by my machine, and I just feed them into the machine one after another until I get bored!  Smiley
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« Reply #91 on: December 13, 2007 03:02:11 AM »

Here's block #4 -- it features a few fabrics from OriginalYouth, Hardyswanton, Alteredmommy and Craftsters that participated in the Million Square Swap #2 and others who did private swaps with me. (it's straight I promise, that's a wrinkle in my design wall)



And here's a peek of all 4 together:

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« Reply #92 on: December 13, 2007 03:29:00 AM »

It's just beautiful!

Is there any chance this is a little surprise gift for me?  Roll Eyes
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« Reply #93 on: December 13, 2007 04:44:25 AM »

1in X 1in?!?

your patience is AMAZING!

great job
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« Reply #94 on: December 13, 2007 04:55:38 AM »

Thanks!

Is there any chance this is a little surprise gift for me?  Roll Eyes

Sorry Racky!  I so rarely make things for myself, I'm super excited about this being for me!  Smiley

I did stare at it for a while yesterday thinking it would make a good baby quilt.  And that if it were a baby quilt, I'd be done.  But I quickly chased those thoughts away. 
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« Reply #95 on: December 13, 2007 05:40:38 AM »

You have the patience of a saint...And really small fingers  Wink  I don't think I could hold on to 1x1 blocks, much less sew them together!  That is fantastic!!
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« Reply #96 on: December 13, 2007 05:57:02 AM »

Well, the pieces start out at 1.5 x 1.5 inches, so they aren't that bad.  But I do find that the most difficult part of the sewing is sewing the initial single pieces together -- which surprised me.
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« Reply #97 on: December 13, 2007 07:22:16 AM »

wow!!  Its amazing seeing the 4 blocks together Smiley  What a great explosion of colour, are you planning some kind of border around the edge?
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« Reply #98 on: December 13, 2007 07:45:44 AM »

Wow! That reminds me of confetti, my eye's kinda crossed when I looked at the "peek" of them all together Cheesy You are doing such a nice job with all the seams!
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« Reply #99 on: December 13, 2007 07:49:30 AM »

it is a color explosion!  I'm trying to find some of the fabrics I sent in there, not sure I am seeing any---of course, with all those tiny squares my eyes get dizzy.  I salute you and your patience!  I am contemplating doing some postage square blocks but I don't think I can handle that many!
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