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Cathy (cacnurse1) said:
Why do you say "squished"?
Because it isn't right. I had to make some things super wonky to get it square and instead of figuring out how to do it right, I just kept going. Around block 10 or so, I did figure it out. Then I didn't remember how big my strips were and I think along the way somewhere I changed the size a bit. Due to that, my blocks were too big so I had to trim them up. However, they weren't a full strip too big so many of the edges have partial strips. Many, but not all. Therefore....squished pineapples!
Love your Squished Pineapples Mishii.
I didn't see that in your picture. Maybe I would if I saw the quilt up close. I think it looks fine and obviously there was a lot of work involved.
Mr Pirate & I are on a road trip (DD#3 is holding down the fort). I've prepped 3 of my Art Deco blocks to work on. One of them was started previously and I was able to finish it just a few minutes ago.
Oops .. and I see now that the photo is sideways. Ah well. Manipulating it on my cell phone is beyond my patience limit!
Do pardon the sunshine and shadows on the photo... the sun is coming in through my passenger window and can't be avoided.
eh...it's still gorgeous even if it IS sideways!!! I like Calla Lilies!!
So you have 2 more blocks with you? How long is your roadtrip? I assume it is the same one where you went to the quilt show? Where to next?
Really pretty. The lens on my cellphone is cracked so my photos are pretty bad. I have DH old phone, just need to get it switched as it is on much better condition than mine.
Sounds like you two are on quite the roadtrip.
Yes, I have 2 more blocks ready to be appliqued .. that's all I could prep before we left. (I usually prep them as I needed them, one at a time. But it's easier to prep the blocks at home than on the road, as I would need to bring my fabrics with me!)
This is a different trip than the quilt show one. We are visiting Valley of Fire in Nevada, near Las Vegas. It is an obnoxiously long drive there and back but we aren't in a hurry and we bring our "motel room" with us.
Ami, if I can find your cell phone number, expect a text message for me.
Judy, I LOVE that fabric! I made a strip quilt with it--wish I could attach a pic from my kindle. I would call it a "dot dot dot, long dash, dot dot dot" design. Longish color strip in the middle of each row and then 3 color squares separated by 3 background squares, and ending with a short length of background. It was a fun pattern, but the fabric really made the quilt!
I also bought the same set in blue/aqua/hot pink colors. Kaffe's designs are just so alive!
You have a wonderful pattern to use them in-- definitely some sunshine on a cloudy day (wait...that's a song, isn't it?)
Sue in IL