Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Block number 9

Block number 9 is my fifth block for Civil War Bride.
The blocks are all so excited, it is hard to decide which one to do next.
I chose this one because of the tail. I appliqué each feather instead of piecing.
I could have paper pieced the tail, but I didn't think of it until afterwards.
And I embroidered the beak, it looks a little funny - but it will do.


  1. Paula, that is so beautiful! This is my next block to start. I love your colours. I'm not sure what colour I will use on my bird - Hugs Nat

  2. Love your bird Paula, great colours in his tail...

  3. Wowwie!! What a beautiful paradise bird...GREAT colors! I look forward to seeing your growing array of blocks (maybe all together in one picture??). It is really fun watching your progress.

    In stitches,
    Teresa :o)

  4. Paula, Love that red fabric, it is a beautiful Bird of Paridise. I have been a little intimidated by that tail, but I am going to get brave and do that block after the one I am currently working on.

    Happy Stitching,

  5. What a charming quilt! If I had the right stash, I'd jump in and give it a try! Like you, I might spend most of my day contemplating which block to sew next! Such a burden! ;-)))) Just beautiful!

  6. He is such a pretty bird of paradise, Paula. I just love the red fabric you used for his body. His tail is pretty spectacular. Great job. Can't wait to see your other blocks.

  7. Paula, What GORGEOUS, rich colors! Your work is exquisite.

  8. Paula
    Very nice. Isn't this just such a fun quilt!!?
    Kay in Arkansas

  9. dear paula,very pretty paradise bird,i am impressed of his feet, my paradise bird,and all the other birds ,too ,got just straight legs,happy stitching,susi

  10. Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful Paula!!!


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