Thursday, August 17, 2017

This week's blocks.....


This week we sewed 7 of our blocks and then had a couple for home work - the one with curves needed to be done by hand and the flag on the bottom right the others want to make up their own ...


This morning I added the sashing on them...


... and put them together with the others... (the sashing will be narrower as they are not sewn together)


I have also finally completed this little block for my Dutch Treat quilt.... those little grapes and curvy leaves took me simply ages...


.. these little stitcheries go much quicker - I only have one left for this set...


Righto, Gotto Go.... I need to get another block for Gardeners Journal sorted to sew now...

Have a happy Thursday .....

17 comments:

  1. Love the blocks they look beautiful together. Loving the grape block & the snowman is cute. Hugs, xx

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  2. Those little blocks look wonderful. I won't start asking how many just yet!
    and the Ditch treat is gorgeous.
    I am glad you have some quick stitcheries to go to as a back up some times.

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  3. it makes it more exciting see the sashing and cornerstones going up with the blocks. Well done on getting your bunch of grapes done :)

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  4. Hi Fiona wow your blocks are awesome,you are so clever my friend and love your cute snowman,well done xx

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  5. Your blocks look great....cute stitchery too.

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  6. Gee your beautiful blocks are multiplying at a great rate!
    Amazing Dutch treats block, such little grapes,
    Sweet stitchery too...happy stitching!

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  7. Wow Fiona you're making great progress on those blocks, the sashing & cornerstone fabric is perfect for them! My mind is boggling with all the fiddly shapes & curves of that grapes block, you've triumphed.

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  8. Your hands are always busy, love what you are doing.

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  9. Those beautiful blocks are growing into a flimsy quickly.
    Oh the DT is gorgeous and you're amazing working on such a fiddley block.
    Sweet stitchery too.

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  10. I searched and searched for the name of the quilt at the top. I love it.
    Mama Bear

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  11. Nice blocks but the grape is amazing, well done!

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  12. Your work is always beautiful and those grapes are amazing !!

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  13. Your blocks are stuning and look great with the sashing, you are steaming along there!! Love the grapes and your snowman.

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  14. I continue to be amazed at the reverse applique on your Dutch Treat blocks! So precise and wonderful!

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  15. Your blocks look great with their sashing - going to be lovely. Amazing grapes! xx

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