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Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – Progress #15

Progress on anything slows to a crawl, if not a complete halt when illness visits. It started with a cold that lead to two complete days of sleep and the loss of my voice.  Finally recovering from that cold and returning to work... I came down with another cold, which also ended in two full… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – Progress #15

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Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – Progress #14.5

So my plan was to have the quilt top all pieced together to show you this past Saturday. When I was laying out the blocks to see how I would sew them together, I realized that the Balloon Flower was missing it's embroidery. Not wanting to embroider on the block after it was part of… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – Progress #14.5

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Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – Progress #14

Progress #13 It was time to finish of the pieced basket blocks for this quilt project. While working on the flower blocks, I worked from a notebook with all the pieces for the blocks tucked into each sheet protector.  The balance of the pieced blocks were set aside to finish at a later date. Then… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – Progress #14

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Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – Progress #13

Progress #12 Zinnia Zinnia This is our last flower block for this quilt. In some ways, I will miss the whole process of choosing the fabric for each block and watching the flower come to "life" as it is sewn down. Like the last few blocks, I pin all the pieces that are in the… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – Progress #13

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Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – Progress #12

Progress #11 Tulip The leaves and stems have already been appliqued onto the block.  It is really easy to see where to place each tulip, when using the light-box. There is some over lap on each tulip. This means 3 more trips to the light-box.  ;0) The tulip flowers are layered one on top of… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – Progress #12