Such A Nice Day

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Wow it was nice yesterday – I think it got up to 64 degrees out here in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains.  I didn’t do near what I planned to on the quilting front as I was outside clearing out some brush instead.  But towards the end of the day I did get busy and got the sewing machine going on some of those new blocks that I am working on.

Six blocks done.  Right now I do not know how they will all come together.  If I will just put them together row by row, maybe some sashing in between – maybe not? someone suggested the Bento Box quilt pattern – cut each block in quarters and mix them up and sew them back together again – hadn’t thought of that one.  We will see.  I don’t know how many blocks I will end up with, I’m horrible at math and hadn’t even thought to figure that one out!

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I also got some hand piecing done on the Joseph’s Coat quilt – 5 more segments to piece and then I can start to put the row together.  I have gotten this bunch pressed and put back in the box – I will work on the rest of them today I hope. (not all of these done today of course-this is from a weeks worth at least if not going on two weeks with as busy as I was last week out of town).

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I didn’t get around to quilting on the frame until late, not much progress to show on that one.    I will work on the Farmers Wife quilting on Thursday night at group and on Friday morning – maybe I will have some progress to show then.

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6 comments… add one
  • Nedra Jan 31, 2012

    So nice to hear your weather is pleasant because so many are having severe storms.
    Best of luck in deciding the setting for the blocks. I like the Bento Box idea.
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  • Mary L Jan 31, 2012

    I love the way the new blocks are coming together.
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  • Arlene Jan 31, 2012

    We are not as warm as you only in the 40 here in Iowa but still a very nice day. I really like your blocks on your new project. Cut them up if you want but I really like then as they are.

  • regina chronister Jan 31, 2012

    I like the blocks the way they are

  • Vivian Jan 31, 2012

    Well, I’m out of pocket for a few days and you start a new project. lol It looks good.
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  • CJ in AR Feb 1, 2012

    I am LOVING your black and red quilt blocks! Funky and awesome!
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