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Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt #5 ~ California Poppy

The California Poppy When Nancy announced to the members of the quilt club that the poppy would be the next flower in Grandmother's quilt there arose a great discussion as to whether it should be the Shirley poppy, the California flower or the poppy that covers Flanders field. Of course, these vary in size and… Continue reading Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt #5 ~ California Poppy

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Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt #4 ~ Harebell

The Harebell  As the quilt club members assembled for their weekly meeting they heard the strains of "Blue Bells of Scotland." That gave them the flower of the day. It was Jeannie's turn to make the block and she exclaimed in pleasure over the dainty blue bells which Nancy had designed. She said she could… Continue reading Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt #4 ~ Harebell

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Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt ~ Progress #3

Progress on Grandma's Flower Garden Quilt seams to be moving along. The Fuchsia block was constructed the same as the Crocus block, by taping it to the window to correctly place the prepared pieces. This block, like the first one, doesn't have the handles.  I still haven't been able to get more of the basket… Continue reading Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt ~ Progress #3

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Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt #3 ~ Rose

 The Nancy Page Quilt Club had Just assembled when one of the members went to the piano and sang, "My Love Is Like a Red, Red Rose." That started the afternoon and the hours bloomed with tales of roses even as the gardens of Omar blossomed that he might gather the petals for his precious… Continue reading Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt #3 ~ Rose

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Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt #2 ~ Fuchsia

There was a most beautiful display of colors when the Nancy Page Club assembled for their weekly meeting. The crocus block made last week was duly admired. The first part of the Grandmother's Garden quilt was finished. Cynthia viewed her work with pride. Alice's block was the fuchsia. She had the buff and white basket… Continue reading Grandma’s Flower Garden Quilt #2 ~ Fuchsia