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Topic: Quilt Block of the Month Craftalong  (Read 48668 times)
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« Reply #100 on: February 14, 2006 10:09:52 AM »

i'd love to join, but first i gotta figure out what i'd do with my sewing machine and supplies in my dorm room
i hope i can figure something out... Smiley

I'm sure you can if you really want to join  Wink

Faunal, I love the little pink fish in your depression square! but my favorite is your Balkan Square.
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« Reply #101 on: February 14, 2006 10:16:33 AM »

Homerof2: I LOVE your avatar!!! Did you make it? Do you have a larger picture of it?
I will make my blocks as soon as I have a little more time.. that would be from the 20th of Feb. And I still have to share my pics of the previous 2 blocks :-)

« Reply #102 on: February 14, 2006 11:44:23 AM »

I kept my sewing machine and several large rubbermaids of fabric in my dorm room for two years.  I found the trick was a sturdy folding TV table to sew on and enough floor space to do my cutting (or using common areas).  Rubbermaids to hold everything worked well because they stacked (and if you don't like the asthetics, you just have to drape a piece of fabric over them).
« Reply #103 on: February 14, 2006 06:28:10 PM »

Homerof2: I LOVE your avatar!!! Did you make it? Do you have a larger picture of it?

Yes, I did make it!  You can see a larger picture in this post:


I got all the block patterns for it from the same web site that crazy_bc_jen has been getting the patterns for this craftalong.
« Reply #104 on: February 14, 2006 06:47:56 PM »

Homerof2, that is gorgeous.  I hope you kept track of what blocks you used, because we should definitely do some of the same ones this year.  Now I am even more motivated to stick with this project.  Thanks for sharing.
« Reply #105 on: February 17, 2006 01:52:18 PM »

I did two color wheel blocks this month.  The points don't match up well, but I don't think it's going to cost me my scholarship  Grin

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« Reply #106 on: February 17, 2006 04:06:18 PM »

hi i love all the quilts. to join in do you just post your blocks etc or do you have to officially sign up? either way i would love to join, i have a stack of fabric to use up and i love refreshing sampler techniques. my kids need new quilts so would love to join.  this sounds better than a swap cos everytime i make someone something, i love it than have to post it.
i love everyones blocks, they are great.

cheers cyndi

« Reply #107 on: February 17, 2006 04:43:05 PM »

Hi Cyndi,

Just join in and post your blocks (or talk about them and other people's blocks if you don't have access to a camera).  And it is better than a swap in some ways, because you get to keep all the stuff you fall in love with.

Fortloop, your blocks look fabulous, as always.  You can't tell things don't match up if you don't look really closely Smiley  I'm digging the dark blue in the centre of the second 'wheel
« Last Edit: February 17, 2006 04:44:55 PM by crazy_bc_jen » THIS ROCKS   Logged
« Reply #108 on: February 18, 2006 04:45:31 AM »

Ever since cyndiq mentioned this craftalong to me I haven't been able to get it out of my head so here I am, wired and ready to join in Smiley

I'm a total quilting novice but very enthusiastic! I can hear the words 'measure twice, cut once' ringing in my head already. Tongue
« Reply #109 on: February 18, 2006 06:05:07 PM »

Oh my gosh, I did it, my first quilt block ever Grin
I know it's wonky but I was expecting a lot worse so I'm a happy girl!
Here's my belated January Depression block...

and fort_loop, I like the first of your colour wheel blocks the best, it's beautiful! yummy fabrics Smiley
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