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Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Ta-Da!!!!

I have managed another Rose and Star block!!!
Yay!
Rose and Star is the best for bedside stitching :)



And I ordered a couple of books....
only one has arrived so far.  This is a 'new to me' book.  It is actually in it's second edition and not new at all.  A friend from the shoppe {Stephanie} brought it into the shoppe one day and I knew it was a book I needed for my quilt book collection.


I have a quilt that needs it's binding so hopefully soon I will have a bit more to show :)
Hope you are enjoying a wonderful Spring day in your neck of the woods!
Happy Wednesday!
mary

27 comments:

  1. I love your new block! Happy Wednesday!

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  2. Love the rose star! Happy spring Wednesday to you to Mary :) xx

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  3. I love this book. In my first quilting class, we made a sampler from this book. Then we went on to Quilts, Quilts and More Quilts. I still refer to both for basics.

    Love your cute handwork too!

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  4. Love your block. It is fab-u-lous!!
    Mary

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  5. Love your block. It is fab-u-lous!!
    Mary

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  6. Looks like a fun book. And I love your happy block. Such great color and fabric choices.

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  7. Your block is great--such a cute center too! I have the first version of the book (see how old I am), and loved it--it's a good one!

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  8. Your blocks are wonderful! That book was the go to book around the time when I started quilting.I have the first edition as well, it was the one available at my first class.

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  9. I have used that book for years! Love it! Guess I have to look for the other book mentioned here in your comments. I used it first in a class also where we made a sampler quilt. I refer back to it a lot.

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  10. Beautiful block, Mary. How is your mother?

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  11. Great block with its cute centre and bright, happy colours! Don't think that book made it ' down under'! I'll have to borrow your copy! LOL!

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  12. Love it! And glad to see you back online. Have been thinking of you.

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  13. Too cute - reminds me of Yogi bear but then he would have had that picnic basket!

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  14. I just love your fabric choices for this block, it looks fantastic.

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  15. Your block is fabulous, love the centre!
    I haven't seen or heard of that book before, but with so many positive comments I will have to check it out.

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  16. Your block is great! You are so right, that book is an oldie but goodie!

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  17. Very pretty, love the center....and the orange is so happy! Have you chosen your background fabric? I like the green above. How is your Mom?

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  18. great looking block! It is so nice to hear from you-I hope all is well!

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  19. That's another fabulous block! I have that book, it has a lot of good information in it. I don't know what season it is here, we've had a very hot day, better than summer was.

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  20. Come and see my first quilt!
    Thanks for your blog inspiration.
    http://cornersofmylife.blogspot.com/

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  21. It's a great book for every quilter's reference library. And your blocks are beautiful!

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