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on: August 09, 2014 06:11:41 AM 
Started by carolmb, Message by sloth003
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Yoink! My spot. Smiley

Here we go...

on: August 09, 2014 01:50:02 PM 
Started by carolmb, Message by kbrison
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Is this it? Yes, yes, I think it is! This is my spot.  Grin

Group 1
Sloth003 - block 1 & block 3

Stellou - Friendship Star blocks

Sparkledust - Anvil blocks  Even though two of the blocks look blue, I promise they're really purple. I had hoped that photographing them outdoors would give true colors, but guess the problem is with my camera rather than the lighting.

Alwaysinmyroom - Garden Fence blocks

Group 2
Carolmb - Road to Oklahoma blocks. My paternal grandmother was born in Indian Territories, which became eastern Oklahoma, the first member of her family not to be born in France. My paternal grandfather immigrated here from Italy. My maternal grandfather came from St. Louis but his mother came from Bohemia. My maternal grandmother was born in Texas, but her ancestry traces back to Scotland, Ireland, Wales, a co-author of the Declaration of Independence, and a signer of that document. So the Road to Oklahoma block truly does represent the paths my family took to arrive here. The background looks like dust swirls, which reminds me of the Dust Bowl that ravaged western Oklahoma in the 1920s and 30s. The green represents our trees and grasslands. Oklahoma is home to one of the largest and last untouched grassland prairies left in the US and my part of the state is referred to as Green Country.

Melladh - cats

Cursive_Queen - Halloween stars

Emisaurus - Broken Herringbone

Group 3
Sloth003 - blocks 2 & 4

Emisaurus - Broken Herringbone


on: August 09, 2014 02:39:40 PM 
Started by carolmb, Message by alwaysinmyroom
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Ready to pull out a mess of fabric!!!

My spot!

Group 1

 Block #1

Block #2







Group 3

Block #3

Block #4

Double Split 9 patch(or DNP)
Before cutting:

After cutting, randomly laid out:


on: August 09, 2014 08:27:06 AM 
Started by carolmb, Message by stellou
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Group 1
And my re-made blocks for AIMR as the first batch was a bit too small





on: August 09, 2014 08:57:20 AM 
Started by carolmb, Message by Melladh
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carolmb - your city/state/country theme
A Dala horse, a type of toy from the 1800's or so that's now most commonly sold as decoration. Many think of it as a symbol for Sweden in general, but it's really from the province of Dalarna. They mined for iron there, had mining horses and made red ocra paint from iron, that's still considered a traditional wooden-house-paint.

The Lappish Gate, in Abisko National Park. The name is related to a less-pc-version of the name for the Sami people, "Lapp", which is believed to be an old finnish word for "The other". The Sami live in northern sweden, norway and finland, and have their own governmental council, though they're subjected to laws of the country they're in. They're the only people allowed to keep reindeer as livestock, which they herd into the mountains in summer, and down to the coast in winter, roaming free other than that.
Abisko national park is a common hiking area, alpine and fairly easy to walk.

The most important part of swedish culture. Fika. Roll Eyes It's sort of like "have a coffee", but the focus is on the pastries, with the group name "fikabrd" (fika bread). What you drink isn't important, but it's usually coffee or tea, lemonade or milk for kids. In a stretch you could fika a sandwich and some tea, definitely if it's a jam sandwich, but mostly you'll have a bun or possibly a danish or donut. You could have cheesecake or sweet pie, though slices of birthday cakes is a bit over the top for fika. Traditionally you have fika break at ten or three each day, sometimes both. Though it's not that frequent in the city (it's not too healthy, and most of us have office jobs!), but we often have at least weekly fika at work, either at the cost of the employer (usually cheap bun-braids) or organized by the employees. If not, people will usually take some fika at home Smiley

kbrison - quilter's choice of paper piecing, rainbow colors, white background if applicable

cursive_queen - ribbon star in halloween fabrics (f.ex orange, black, purple, green colors when in doubt)

emisaurus - broken herringbone with white spaces, in navy blue and cold/pale greens
(none of my cameras were able to interpret these colors)
Camera 1:

Camera 2:
on: August 09, 2014 08:57:17 PM 
Started by carolmb, Message by Homerof2
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on: August 10, 2014 02:10:35 AM 
Started by carolmb, Message by carolmb
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Group 2

Basic Cat Block with frame

May Showers Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks Vol 5
Little house on the hill Quiltmakers 100 Blocks Vol 7
Ice Crystal Quiltmakers 100 Blocks Vol2

Ribbon Star Block

Broken Herringbone Block
on: August 09, 2014 10:53:22 AM 
Started by carolmb, Message by emisaurus
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i call dibs on this spot!


i struggled thinking of blocks that made sense... and i stumbled across this pattern on pinterest by happy search accident.
every year in our town we have an eggplant festival.
we don't actually grow eggplant here... all the good vegetables were already taken.

california-ish bear





on: August 10, 2014 01:51:55 AM 
Started by carolmb, Message by Sparkledust
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My spot

Group 1


Kbrison - Blue/Yellow stars and split 9 patch

Stellou - Red/grey/white/black friendship stars

Alwaysinmyroom - Red/White Blue stars

on: August 09, 2014 12:13:02 PM 
Started by carolmb, Message by cursive_queen
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My spot

Broken herringbone for emisaurus

Cats for Melldah

Paper piecing for kbrison

Hometown blocks for carolmb

on: November 02, 2014 12:58:06 PM 
Started by carolmb, Message by sloth003
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One monster lap quilt?

Or two reasonable sized lap quilts?
on: August 17, 2014 07:24:07 AM 
Started by carolmb, Message by Melladh
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I cut out all the fabric for the ribbon stars. Now I'm on a break. Cheesy we've got this funny weather now where it's too warm to keep the windows closed, but so cold the floor is now super cold. And the ironing is making me really hot. So.. Top half. Burning. Lower half. Freezing. Middle... Not bad!

This is one of the fabrics I'm using, a tiny bit of red fuzz just placed itself perfectly like this, and I thought it made a funny face, especially compared to the rest Cheesy

on: August 25, 2014 02:18:13 AM 
Started by carolmb, Message by Melladh
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btw, I do try to keep them off the projects, but you look away for ten minutes to sew half the strips to the sashing, and when you look back, and she's just stealthed on there... -.-

on: August 29, 2014 07:59:11 PM 
Started by carolmb, Message by alwaysinmyroom
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I posted sloth's blocks in my gallery.  I owed her a few blocks for her previous generosity in sending me extras, so I made two of each.

Here they are all together...dang...it is almost a full quilt already! Grin

on: October 31, 2014 08:50:08 AM 
Started by carolmb, Message by Homerof2
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These are all my blocks - laid in rows of who they are from, not how I plan to use them - and I added some of my toes just so AIMR wouldn't feel silly being the only one having toes showing in pictures  Cheesy  (isn't that thoughtful of me)

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