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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

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Grandma’s Flower Garden ~ Progress #2

Progress on Grandma's Flower Garden Quilt has been slow. Initially, all the posts were scheduled to happen on a weekly basis. Then I discovered that the images weren't showing up on the blog posts if looked at while on mobile phones.  GAH!  Back to the drawing board... Additionally I wanted to see if I could… Continue reading Grandma’s Flower Garden ~ Progress #2

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Grandmother’s Flower Basket Quilt – progress #1

Looking back at the post regarding the pieced basket blocks, I realized that I hadn't included the picture of the original column.  That has now been corrected and it is included above the typed text. I have been unable to get the Grandma's Flower Basket Quilt column to print out in original size. I couldn't… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Basket Quilt – progress #1

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Piecing the Baskets

With the half-square-triangles completed, all the pieces were laid out in the basket pattern. Make two pairs of half-square-triangles. Sew a white edge to a buff edge. Iron the seams to the dark side. Place them in the basket pattern, making sure the white triangles are pointing upward. Sew the white/white half-square triangle to one… Continue reading Piecing the Baskets