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Monday, October 13, 2008

Polka Dot Girls Block One


Finished the first block or section of my Block of the Month "Polka Dot Girls." that my friend, Debi and I are putting together. I'm liking the way the fabrics that I chose ---Sherbet from Buggy Barn---are looking with the embroidery colors. So far so good! Had a little trouble getting the squares to all match up--part of it was my fault, but part of it I think was the pattern--I'll know when Debi puts hers together and we can compare notes!

Now to think of what project I want to work on next--I have quite a few to choose from and I can't make up my mind--I think I will do another Eleanor Burns block in the 30's fabric, but I have another charms quilt that I want to make of the mystery pattern that you sew the fabric in a certain way putting plain solid squares in certain places and then cut it apart and sew back together and you get a border of triangles--I did a show and tell on that for one blog awhile back--maybe I should do another just for fun!!! I have some bright yellow fabric for the plain squares that should make a nice bright border! Always something to choose from in the sewing room!!!!

Hope you are having a great fall day like we are here in north Texas! Enjoy it while we can!

Let quilting help you make someone smile!

Jan

5 comments:

Debi said...

Great block and wonderful fabrics, they really compliment the stitcheries.

kcamou said...

Ooooh, I love the fabrics you chose for you block, the whole thing is so happy feeling. I'd love to see that mystery block thing you mentioned.

pollyanna said...

I LOVE this fabric and how the embroidery looks with the fabric. I really like this quilt, Jan! Beautiful :)

Terry said...

That's just beautiful! Such lovely, happy colors! I just bought the patterns for the polka dot girls and can't wait to get started on them!

Karen said...

Love your girls!!

Karen in IN
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