QUILTER JAN

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Monday, May 19, 2008

The Puzzle Fits Together




Here are pictures of the "puzzle" with 2 rows sewn together and with 4 rows sewn together--it's fun to see how the patterns emerge. This is called "State of Grace" and is the pattern that came with a jelly roll of Shangri-la fabric by 3 Sisters by Moda. It looks complicated and can be if you lose your place, so you have to keep close watch on what you are doing as you sew the pieces together! There are 80 blocks.

We had a wonderful week-end trip to Alabama to visit by brother and his lovely wife--so nice to spend time with them. We had a lot of fun shopping at all of Gadsden's thrift shops and one great fabric discount store where fabric was $2.99 a yard. We drove to a nearby State Park and watched the deer come up to the campgrounds where people were feeding them and had dinner at the Lodge---even got to watch a wedding that was taking place there--added bonus!!! We enjoyed time in their lovely home, too. It's good to spend time with relatives that you love and really like being with!!!

Let quilting help you make someone smile!

Jan

4 comments:

Gina said...

I love how the quilt has turned out. What a great pattern .

I'm glad you had a great time on your trip. Seeing all those deer must have been wonderful.

swooze said...

That is really pretty!

NanaKaren said...

Oh, do I ever love this puzzle! Gorgeous color and superb sewing! glad to hear you had a nice trip.

Bren said...

WOW That is incredible!!! I love it!