Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Block 2 is finally finished :-)

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I have finished the Civil War Bride Quilt Block 2 and am making good progress on block 5. Slowly but surely I am getting there :-) Must say that I am thoroughly enjoying myself. Not only am I learning new techniques and discovering which needle works best for me I am also finding that hand applique is relaxing. Love all the different colours too. Think I will make the peacock block next.  I can start thinking of fabrics and planning :-)

Cheers Lynne

10 comments:

  1. oh I have been missing all the wonderful blocks!! all the beautiful birds..and the flowers...and more birds and more gorgeous flowers!! wonderful fabric choices and workmanship!!

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  2. Great block Lynne. I love your flower fabric, it has such the right amount of red and pink in it. The leaves fabric also wonderful. I'm glad you enjoyed the appliqué process too - Hugs Natima

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  3. Just beautiful, Lynne,

    Your block is so vibrant...the fabric choices make the flowers, vines and leaves look like they are growing and real!

    I like the way you fussy cut the flower fabric for the buds...using the lighter part of the fabric...they look so natural!

    Your techinique is wonderful!

    In stitches,
    Teresa :o)

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  4. This block is one of my favorites you've done.
    It just sparkles with dimension! Great block!

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  5. Just beautiful Lynne..
    Julia ♥

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  6. Your fabrics are stunning. I love your block. The fabrics you used on the flowers are inspiring.

    Not all the blocks are this intense.... don't worry! You will finish some more blocks quite quickly.

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  7. Boy I am glad that some of the blocks are not as intense. Did not think that I would ever finish :-) I have washed and ironed my block too just not trimmed to size

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  8. Your block looks great! I like the fabric you used in the flowers and the variety in your leaves. I can't wait to see your block 5, I'm still working on finishing mine.

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  9. That is one beautiful block Lynne! Perfect fabric and I love the flowers. I look forward to seeing your peacock.

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