Monday, February 6, 2012

Lot's of progress!

I had a wonderful weekend with my Saturday Sampler group on Saturday including a trip to a new 5 & 10 cent store in town that is selling cheap fat quarters.  I managed to get 3 twelve-inch blocks cut out by the end of Saturday too. 
Since there was unexpected sunshine on Sunday I got my craft room picked up in the morning before church and in the late afternoon got to spend 2-3 hours in the sunshine I need to have picking fabrics for ALL the rest of my Barbara Brackman Civil War Quilt blocks AND for 2 quilt backings.   I even cleaned up after all that activity and got 6 blocks cut out.   Last night I sewed up one block and this morning since I was awake with a cough at 4:30 am, I sewed up 3 more before work.
And here they are: 
 Comfort Quilt
 Apple Tree
 Kentucky Crossroads
Fort Sumter

4 comments:

  1. Cassandra,

    Your blocks look great. I love your fabric choices!

    Debbie

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    1. Thanks Debbie! I am on a roll with these Barb Brackman Civil War Quilt blocks.

      I figured out the backing for my Mill Girls too! The 5 yards piece I bought at Tilfords was not the right color so I'm saving it for another project. I'm going to use 3 pieces in 3 colors where the pattern is all the same.

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  2. Hey, are the fat quarters you talked about at the shop on Lafayette? We were down there, and I saw this sign that said Fat Quarters and I thought surely not...and were they quilt shop quality or the thin, thing stuff?

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    1. Yes it is on the corner of Maple and Lafayette! They have good quality cotton, some of it Judie Rothermel/Marcus stuff. They also have 5 yard chunks some of them VERY nice indeed.
      The guy who was told to put out the sign about Fat Quarters had no idea what they were.
      I was inclined to skip it since I have plenty of fabric but there were some good things in there and the fun of the shop itself is not to be missed.

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