Progress!

Common Bride, quilts, William Morris in Applique-Floral Fantasy

Tuesday evening and Wednesday I made some finishes!  So glad to get the Floral Fantasy quilt block done and while it wasn’t my best after laying all the blocks out it made me realize that I am still interested in this quilt even if I don’t work on it often.  This is the layout so far:

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The Pattern – above in the photo where I have the black triangles there are black strips of fabric that go there also to make the border applique – I just put part of the pieces up to see what it would be looking like.  The blocks have to be trimmed to size also I think I made them one inch larger than they need to be.  Five more blocks to make and then the border pieces.

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The Uncommon, Common Bride, not pressed but the border is sewed on and now I just need to mark a grid on it, mark the border stencil, baste and get it in the hoop – and I need to figure out what I will use for the backing!  Looks like I might have a little ruffle in the border but I can normally quilt that out ok.

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Still at work with the machine quilting on the 9 patch.  All lines are done in one direction and now I am going in the opposite.  So progress on 3 Smile

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