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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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2022 ~ Project Wish List: Quarterly Update

As March 2022 came to an end, I noticed that I had made a wish list of projects for this year. Until that moment, I had completely forgotten about it. :-/ I was very delighted to see that I have been making progress. Even getting close to being finished with some of them. Complete sewing… Continue reading 2022 ~ Project Wish List: Quarterly Update

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Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt ~ Progress #11

Progress #10 With these Canterbury Bells, we are getting close to the end of the flower blocks for this project. The use of the light-box has been invaluable for the placement of the block components. The leaves and stem were the first layer appliqued down. All of the flowers were added as the second layer.… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt ~ Progress #11