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Friday, March 11, 2011

A Sweet Block....

I don't know if it is the torment of knowing that spring is right around the corner while we have snow on the ground, but I am definitely in the sweet little spring -y block mood....


I wanted to test out this block to see if it is something I would consider working into a quilt....


The entire block measures only 9 inches....so the arcs and kaleido's on this baby are teeny.  I have very small hands but I felt like I was working with oven mitts on....these pieces are so delicate.


I would like to try this again with a true green (love the green bandana fabric - Katie Jump Rope - oh how I wish she would re-release that line)  so I will need to look into something that matches the picture in my brain...


Added a little yo-yo for a touch of whimsy!  I kind of like it!
Have a great weekend!
mary

12 comments:

  1. OOOO they're like little nosegays! Absolutely perfect! Love it!

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  2. So intricate- that would be a lovely quilt but it would sure take more patience than I have at the moment. Can't wait to see what you do with it. :)

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  3. love love LOVE this! looks a little daunting though, I'll have to put it on my "maybe someday" list ;]

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  4. I've never seen a block like it, I love it and it reminds me of those fabric cones.

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  5. Ohhhh, sew sweet and pretty! Very different and special! You did a great job, even with the oven mitts on, LOL ;-)

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  6. 'Kinda like it'! It's beautiful! Make more please and send them to me!

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  7. Mary, you have the best ideas! Your blog has quickly become one of my favorites!

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  8. Good Morning Mary.
    Your block is so precious!
    I wish I could learn how to quilt rounded edges, from you. :o) I would take every class you taught! :o)
    Have a nice weekend.
    Sincerely, Trish

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  9. DYING OVER THIS. Seriously genius block.

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  10. I just found your blog and love this little block you are working on! But then I scrolled to see your other posts and I just love all of your projects and the wonderful inspiration that you share! I am excited to be a new follower:)

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  11. yumm~ i really like this block! and can't wait to see what you do with it ;)

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