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What Are You Working On Now?   General Discussion

Started 11/19/17 by MarciainMD; 505710 views.

Or then there are real rebels like me that make my string blocks with no foundation at all. I just press and then square up. I do lay them over a template to check that they will be close to the right size.

Judy that is a nice looking backing fabric. It will be perfect with your string quilt.

5dogmom (CRISR5)

From: 5dogmom (CRISR5)

Jun-18

Judy,

That is FABULOUS and the backing fabric you've picked out is just perfect!  Good job!

Cris in MT

 

judyinohio

From: judyinohio

Jun-18

Oh, my, Ami, I just love the predictability of that nice crisp square of paper. Guess it is my librarian's soul that likes perforating paper .... LOL

As long as I'm on a kick of taking photos, here are my laundry baskets of fabric strips ... do ya think I'll have enough to make 24 more blocks? (Yes, Judy, you will have enough fabrics ... that was a very dumb question.)

And here's a photo of sixteen of the 16-patch blocks I am creating as I stitch the ten-inch red and neutral paper foundation blocks. Those 16-patchers (and more) will eventually go into a scrap quilt that was shared in the thread on using up your scraps.

judyinohio

From: judyinohio

Jun-18

Thank you very much, Cris.  Enthusiasm from forum members will keep me going when I get bogged down in boredom.  LOL

Looks like you have lots of strips there so hopefully you will have plenty but not a ton leftover either. Love the 16 patch you are making along side of the strings.

bornblesse2

From: bornblesse2

Jun-18

Judy,  I love it when I can work on two quilts at once.  Way to accomplish much!

MelRN

From: MelRN

Jun-18

Judy, you're cranking em out fast! Good for you!

bornblesse2

From: bornblesse2

Jun-18

I have been working on some more of my Dear Jane blocks.  I have some real doozies left to do.  A couple of these are just time consuming.  But that circle one!  I am rather proud of myself for just accomplishing it!

It is actually made of two pinwheels blocks, the circle appliqued onto the other one.  The hard part for me was the reverse applique of the background frame!  I just haven’t done any…..but I have more blocks that need it.

Midkid5

From: Midkid5

Jun-18

It it doesn't turn out like you imagine, doesn't do the blue couch justice, I know of a brown couch that it would look lovely on.

Jo

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