Sunday, September 12, 2010

Block #7


Block 7  is my sixth block.
After I finished this one I promised myself - NO feet in my next block.
My next two blocks will be without feet - for sure.
This time I fused and buttonhole stitched.
When I tried to look up how you all did your feet my internet didn't work. Now it is working and I will have a look.
But I did enjoy this block (except the feet).
Happy stitching
Paula

5 comments:

  1. Hi Paula,

    the feet are abominable to do, aren't they? But yours look very nice. Excellent way of solving this problem! Cute block...

    Greetings from the Rhine,
    Britta

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  2. Your block is very pretty and that is a good fix for the feet. My first block was the ostrich and the feet were so awful it went in the orphan block drawer and I started over. I machine appliqued my next one and then had a friend suggest ultrasuede. Fuse it down, no turning under the edges, just sew it down with your regular applique stitch. It is a little hard to find ultrasuede, but there are vendors on Ebay that carry it. My BOP and Peahen both have ultrasuede feet.
    Happy Stitching,
    Cheri

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  3. Very nice peacocks and I love the way you solved the feet dilemma. No worries! They look great!I have to say that the feet were my least favorite part of this quilt (I think I changed some of them).

    In stitches,
    Teresa :o)

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  4. Paula - I'm with you. No feet for those birdies! I'm working on this block and after several feet attempts, am thinking I'm going to go with the buttonhole method.
    Kay in Arkansas

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