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Topic: Quilt Block Swap Round 4 (Sign Ups Closed, Sendouts 9/30)  (Read 21341 times)
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« Reply #160 on: August 23, 2013 03:47:20 AM »

I had gotten so use to getting up having coffee and making blocks...
I have nothing to do this morning..this is really sad......

I need to finish the two quilts from last round. perhaps I will get on that at least started before the road trip. Or make a wallet or hat..

I did get my beads in order for two bags

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« Reply #161 on: August 23, 2013 05:47:17 PM »

I had gotten so use to getting up having coffee and making blocks...
I have nothing to do this morning..this is really sad......

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I'll probably take a little swap break after this and finish a couple quilts.  Grin
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« Reply #162 on: August 27, 2013 03:58:12 AM »

I so wanted to try the little scottie block, so this morning I made one LOL

Have no idea what I am going to do with him, but he is cute.



The only problem I had was on one section I did sew it the wrong direction and have to rip and re do.

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« Reply #163 on: August 27, 2013 04:05:46 AM »

He's lovely! That's a great bow tie fabric Cheesy
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« Reply #164 on: August 27, 2013 06:30:10 AM »

oh--how cute...I think if I tried it, it would look like a bad Picasso.... Grin
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« Reply #165 on: August 27, 2013 06:48:39 AM »

Well feel free to send him my way if you'd like.   Grin  He turned out really cute.  Was it hard?  I still haven't attempted it, since I'm off in "star land" lol.  Well actually I'm mid pinwheel & a never ending paper pieced block for Melladh...
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« Reply #166 on: August 27, 2013 06:50:25 AM »

I received my blocks from kbrison!  She also sent me some scraps for that dang crumb quilt...ha ha ha...you guys rock stars! (hee hee, get it)
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« Reply #167 on: August 27, 2013 06:53:25 AM »

I should just pick easy pieced stars...but I've been trying every star block I've ever been even remotely interested in & it's taking some time lol.  I'm debating another mini lone star for kbrison but I'm not sure if I've pressed the inset seams correctly.  How are you supposed to press those anyway?

I'm going to attempt the Ribbon Star next...
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« Reply #168 on: August 27, 2013 07:34:11 AM »

Because you're not exhausted enough yet? Wink Since I'm back at work now, I do "while-the-boyfriend-is-in-the-bathroom-in-the-morning"-patchwork, pinning and sowing maybe eight seams (tailor's speed sewing), then leaving ironing and trimming of said seams to after dinner. Roll Eyes I'm currently very pleased with jungrrl's starflower pattern. It's juuuuust the right difficulty level. The stars I see you doing make me want to go to bed right now, they seem like such hard work Cheesy (well, it could be the Nevada regulatory committee making me want to sleep, though historically speaking they inspire more aggressive reactions. Maybe they've worn me down.)
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« Reply #169 on: August 27, 2013 07:39:43 AM »

I know - part of me thinks I could be done in a week if I'd just pick simple ones...and then part of me thinks yeah but you might never try some of these otherwise.   Grin  I like this String Star too, but I don't think I have enough yellow & blue strips for kbrison's color scheme...I do all my sewing while my husband puts our son to sleep lol.  Sometimes I cut & pin while he is up & playing, but if I spend too much time at the table with "mommy's sewing stuff," he starts running around with all my fabric & beating things with the ruler...and then it's off to play Legos.  Smiley
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