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    Showing off!

    Posted on August 16, 2016 by in Blog

    Pin ItJust finished the August H block.  Working hard to get I and J done, because in September you will get two blocks.  This is the only way to get the whole alphabet into 24 months.  Next year U and V will be presented in September.Getting ready for the “Road Home” Row Along.  I hope […]

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    Have to share

    Posted on August 8, 2016 by in Blog

    Pin ItMary H. just posted photos on Facebook of her blocks, all sewn together, including August’s block! Aren’t they beautiful? I have just traced the templates for August and finally finished July’s block!How are the rest of you doing with these blocks.  Please share pictures, even if you have only finished one.

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    Keep an eye on the Road

    Posted on August 3, 2016 by in Blog

    Pin ItBy now you know I like a road trip, so I get some handwork done!  Why is that?  Can’t sit for long at home, look around and see all that needs to be done, so I set my handwork aside. If you are wondering why I am talking about “road” trips, read on! Got involved […]

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    August 2016 Block of the Month

    Posted on August 1, 2016 by in Blog

    Pin ItI really pushed to get the G block done, but I did it to myself, with all those little flowers, so it will get done but not by August 1!  I promise I will not make a flower block that complicated again!  Not just for my sake, but for yours too!Mary H. finished hers, so she […]

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    July 2016 Block of the Month

    Posted on July 1, 2016 by in Blog

    Pin ItMary H. just shared her June block.  Anyone else out there, please share photos, we all want to see what you are doing.  It keeps everyone, including me, inspired.Finally decided on Geraniums for the July block.  You are probably looking at this and thinking those Geranium leaves aren’t quite what I think of when I […]

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    Finished 2015 Blocks of the Month

    Posted on June 15, 2016 by in Blog

    Pin ItHere are Jennifer’s blocks from the 2015 Wreath of Flowers series.  She is a math teacher and summers are her time to work on her appliqué.  We had seen two of the blocks early last year.  She just purchased the assembly directions so she can put it all together. Busy with the grand daughter […]

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    Forging ahead

    Posted on June 9, 2016 by in Blog

    Pin ItI finished the June block yesterday, but had to take a day to recuperate from a 10 day road trip.A road trip is the best thing I can do for my appliqué.  That was one reason that I got the June block finished and a head start on July’s block. The road trip was […]

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    June 2016 Block of the Month

    Posted on June 1, 2016 by in Blog

    Pin ItFinally decided on freesia.  Foxglove was a close second, and then there was fireweed too.  Here is my block, not quite finished, but a lot further along than the monthly block has been in the past.  Any thoughts for July and August, G and H?For the first time I used the fabric glue stick […]

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    More Finished Blocks!

    Posted on May 13, 2016 by in Blog

    Pin ItMary H presented her five finished blocks and I finally caught up to her!  Just started the appliqué for June, so that flower has been “picked!”  Hopefully I will be presenting a FINISHED block to you on June 1, or at least close to finished.  This is in the midst of making placemats for a […]

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    May 2016 Block of the Month Update

    Posted on May 5, 2016 by in Blog

    Pin ItI don’t know what the problem was with downloading the May block, but I think it is all fixed, but now that you downloaded it, you might want to do so again, because I made a couple of small changes. The stem for the flower, should have been thicker than the stem for the […]

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