Monday, November 16, 2009

Block 2 - this is slow going

I have finally completed block 2- it is taking much longer to do a block than I expected. I think I need to better organize myself and speed things up. I enjoy seeing everyone's blocks- love the blocks with pieced backgrounds. I have jumped to block #14 with the little peacock and am looking for some good peacock fabric - am considering doing a rooster instead of the peacock but not sure it will fit. What a lot of leaves in this quilt!

12 comments:

  1. Absolutely love the fabric you used for the vines! Great block! Keep at it!

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  2. I love it too! So bright and happy!

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  3. Great colours Debra, I love your variety of greens. There are a HUGE amount of leaves in the quilt, I could be 'leafed' out when I've finished this quilt. LOL!
    Lizzie
    XXX

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  4. Just absolutely adore the red flowers. Your blocks are working up so very nice.

    Cheers,
    Bobbie
    www.bobbieashley.com

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  5. Beautiful selection of fabrics for this block!

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  6. Your block looks so cheerful with the red and yellow flowers! I love your fabric selections, especially the stems! I also noticed that you replaced one of the buds with another flower. (I may need to steal that idea from you. ;-)

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  7. Oh my goodness!! This block is stunning. Just stunning. I love it.

    You can do this, one stitch at a time. I am having a break from my applique then I will jump in with rigour again...

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  8. Wow Debra!

    This is a really beautiful block! It took me a long time to do this block as well, but it is so worth it! It is stunning and the colors and fabrics are so pretty together. Well done!

    This is a long term project...delayed gratification. I am thinking of it one block at a time, while I allow a little room to fantasize and plan the whole top. We will all get there eventually! It's a good thing we are all starting and working at different times and speeds...it will make this blog a work of art and an inspiration for a long period of time!

    In stitches,
    Teresa :o)

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  9. Lovely this block, it's so colorful - Great block - Hugs Natima

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  10. i love this so very very much. The more blocks i see, the more my heart sings. One day I will be making them. Just have to get out of debt with my hubby first! Maybe this time next year

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