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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

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Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – Progress #10

Progress #9 Forget Me Not The use of the lightbox has been an important part of making these quilt blocks. Much easier than using the window method that I used at the beginning of this quilt project. There was multiple layer-ings on this block. With the first layer having both leaves and stems. After stitching… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – Progress #10

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Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – Progress #9

The Morning Glory Progress #8 Yup! You guessed it... stems first Leaves and then the flower Here I deviated from the original instructions for this quilt project. Looking at images of morning glory flowers many of them, if not all, had a lighter colored throat visible. An additional "flower" was cut from the lighter lavender… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – Progress #9

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Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – Progress #8

Progress post #7 on this quilt project was ages ago (November). If you remember back in original posting of the quilt block patterns, I'd missed the eighth, Bleeding Heart block. It ended up being posted as the last block pattern. Using this long hiatus in progress posting as a "re-set", I decided to make the… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt – Progress #8

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Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt #8 – Bleeding Heart

The Bleeding Heart The eighth flower in the series of grandmother's garden quilt was the old, old bleeding heart. Vera said she could remember seeing it in the yard with the snowballs late In May. As the club discussed the flower they discovered it was a cousin to a much more prosaically named flower -… Continue reading Grandmother’s Flower Garden Quilt #8 – Bleeding Heart