Wednesday, January 14, 2015

an early finish

barbara brackman has started a star sew-along using a different type of civil war fabric/color each week.  today's first is using turkey red.  rather than making an entire quilt--big or small--each week, have chosen to make 3 blocks per week that will give me a twin size quilt at the end of 49 weeks.  and here they are!  another reason for only 3 blocks is that most of my stash is FQs or half yards only, which should make shopping the stash for all the blocks pretty easy.  this is gonna be fun!  *** with frigid weather here it's ideal for quilting on the hawaiian, not that the apartment isn't warm, but a snuggly quilt is sooo, well...comforting!  amazed at how quickly it is coming along, so hoping for a finish before spring arrives.  so what are you sewing today?

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  1. oh Grace, they are beautiful! Guess I need to get busy tonight!

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  2. You think the Hawaiian might be finished that soon? Wowza!

    Megan
    Sydney, Australia

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  3. Hmmm, very nice reds. Be careful or Vic might snatch them, knowing her love of reds. : )
    Wouldn't that be exciting to have the Hawaiian done by then?

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  4. Oh boy, Janet is right, those are gorgeous! I'm gonna dig in today!

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