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Monday, July 4, 2011

Happy 4th. of July!!!


Such a busy weekend....and this year it almost seems never ending.....the fireworks began Friday night and have been booming ever since!!!

I worked on some blocks....and Molly worked on her Crazy Dresden...in between the fun and the food!!!

This is a fun checkerboard star....I really like this block, but it needs a little tweaking...


I used freezer paper to paper piece it and it does have a few inset seams, but not too bad!
I would say a great All American Beauty!!!

Earlier in the weekend I had a notion to try a Glorified Nine Patch....


Then still on roll with the arcs and the flowering snowball block....I tried a melon block in black and white...



And I will leave you with Molly's Crazy Dresden...the center of the center block is complete....


Now she is working on quarter blocks....


Have a wonderful Independence Day!!!
mary

12 comments:

  1. I adore all your blocks, and Molly's too! Happy 4th!

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  2. All of your blocks are beautiful!!

    Have a wonderful 4th of July :)

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  3. You given us lots to celebrate here! I especially love the blue star with its checkerboard background and the melon pieces! Happy 4th to you!

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  4. Happy 4th Mary.
    Your patchwork makes my head spin!
    In a good way though!

    xx

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  5. I'm loving the center of that dresden!

    Happy 4th!

    www.skippitydodahquilts.blogspot.com

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  6. I love all your blocks! The checkered star particularly captured my imagination. Are you going to make a whole quilt of those? Molly's dresden centre is so beautiful. Happy 4th of July to you and your family!

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  7. What a lovely post, all the blocks are lovely and I really like the curved work at present...the checkerboard star too...but Molly's dresden...so beautifully embroidered is an absolute cracker!

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  8. You and Molly are such a source of inspiration. Everything is so lovely...
    Mary

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  9. What a fun, fun post Mary! Thank you.

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  10. Mary and Molly how you two really push the boat out - such a horde of loveliness all in one post.

    What was the inspiration behind the checkerboard star? - brilliant! And love the curved piecing!

    Molly you really rock with your embroidery but it must take forever to finish one block!

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  11. Those are all so beautiful! Love that star and Molly's dresden is spectacular!

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  12. Everything you do is so beautiful -- I am so glad I found your blog!!!

    I am Maureen, your newest follower!

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