Thursday, June 24, 2010

Block #6 is finished


Another leafy block is finished. If I counted right, there are 46 leaves in this block. It actually felt like it went faster than the last leafy block I made.........and the last one had a few less leaves. I think I may be getting into a groove here.   :-)


11 comments:

  1. Your applique is exquisite! How many days did you take to do this? Looks beautiful!

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  2. Love your different colours in the flowers, great block Linda...
    Lizzie
    xxx

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  3. very,very pretty ,linda,keep on stitching,susi

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  4. What a lovely block, Linda. I love the balance of colours. Very nice!

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  5. Looks great Linda...I counted every leaf in each block as I went as well. Funny, I never tallied them at the end like I thought I would...

    Your technique and fabric choices are great! I thought the two leafy ones were the most boring for me to sew; now that you've done them, I can't wait to see what you do next!

    In stitches,
    Teresa :o)

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  6. Hi Linda,

    I agree with the others. This is really exquisite and I love the balance of light and dark leaves. Very pretty indeed! And - yes, I also love the fact that we are almost at the same stage of our work, although I think you have overtaken me and will now finish your next 16 blocks in no time! Right now I find too little time to work on mine. a few stitches here and there - that's it... BUt, once the semester is over, I'll find some more time again and then watch me go.... ;o)

    Greetings from the Rhine,
    Britta

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  7. Another beautiful block from you Linda, you do such nice work. I love the fine little embroidery embellishments around the buds. You are on a definite roll.
    Happy Stitching,
    Cheri

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  8. Linda,

    Love the inked details around the rosebuds and the button centers. Nothing like a bit of texture using embroidery and embellishments to give our blocks a little zing. Your colors for the leaves are really wonderful, just enough lights to really make it sparkle.
    Yes, it was a lot of leaves, but so worth it, don't you think? Your quilt is going to be spectacular.

    Cheers,
    Bobbie

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  9. I love the details!!
    KayH

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  10. Thank you for your encouragement everyone. I'm sure having fun working on these blocks. They're addictive.

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