Thursday, May 12, 2011

halfway finished the blocks!

I finished block #6 last night. I started on the Bird of Paradise block but got up to making the tail for the bird and chickened out. I made this block instead - fun and easy. Now back to that tail... :0) Happy Quilting!!

7 comments:

  1. Janet,
    That is a lovely block. I really like the scrappy leaves. Great job! And don't let those tail feathers get to ya ... I delayed on that block also but found that piecing the feathers worked out easier than I thought it would. Good luck with it!

    Judy

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  2. Beautiful block, I do like your choice of fabrics for the leaves. It is a happy block. I found that the tail on Bird of Paradise was not difficult, paper pieced into one piece and applique on.
    Enjoy

    Paula

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  3. Your block looks great. I just finished the same block and have the Bird of Paradise ready to start stitching. I too am half way done, now I just need to figure out how to post the photos.

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  4. I thought this block was harder than the BOP with all the little leaves and bias stems. The block is very pretty I like the scrappy leaves also, and that each flower is a different color.
    Can't wait to see you BOP.
    Happy Stitching,
    Cheri

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  5. Oooooo! So pretty! This was one of my favorite blocks Love the different colored blooms and your leaf fabrics are very exciting.

    In stitches,
    Teresa :o)

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  6. Beautiful block! I love the colours you have used!
    Jane

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  7. Your block 6 turned out so nice. I like the variety of colors you used for your flowers and the interest in your leaves. Did it seem like you'd never get finished with all those leaves? I remember feeling that way anyway when I was working on this block.

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