Sew timely

Half the blocks are complete for Time to Sew!

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This is going to be a BIG quilt! There’s also going to be some sashing in there, and already it’s taking up more than half of my Queen-size bed.  And with Burton butt for scale, you can see they are quite big blocks!

After completing the the most recent two blocks, I went ahead and prepped the remaining eight.

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They just need to be trimmed and ironed, but each block now as all it’s pieces piled together, almost ready to go. Sadly, I have to set this one aside for a bit. I’ve got two quilts that have pressing deadlines (more below), and I need to get moving on them.

HEre’s where all my QotG’s are at:

  • Mystic Maze: This is one of the deadline quilts – it needs to be complete by the beginning of August, and I’ve still got lots of squares to snowball!
  • Dave’s birthday quilt: The second deadline quilt. His birthday is July 20th. I’ve got some time, but I really should get started. I haven’t landed on a pattern yet though.
  • Paisley’s Christmas quilt: I’ve decided I’m going to use the Flower Girl pattern again – just like her sister’s. But I’m going to use much more sophisticated fabrics, and make it a touch bigger. Blocks are cut, so I can start this one any time.
  • Time to sew: Almost half done the blocks.
  • Leader & Ender Rainbow Nine Patches: Going just swimmingly – but a long way from done!

8 thoughts on “Sew timely

    1. Preparing and cutting can delay a project, at least for me. I dread all the cutting, but once it’s done the project comes together quickly. Hope things fall into place for you soon, so you can finish he quilts before your deadlines.

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  1. Sometimes a deadline for a quilt gives us a great push to move forward just fine and then other times-complete brain freeze! I hope you can find some blocks and fabric that will fit the bill soon! This spool quilt is very pretty!

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  2. Love how you’ve put them together. I’d say you are right on target for gift goals. Im impressed. Im hoping our stupid snowfall today will
    #1 not hurt the seedlings that are coming up that you sent
    #2 not be evident by tomorrow or Monday
    #3 not make me sad!

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  3. Love the cat top, love the hitchhiker, oooooh those fabrics for Dave’s quilt!!! The yarn does look a little dull, have you looked at other projects on Rav? And Burton!!! So cute, hope it wasn’t a smell that lingered on him.

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  4. Shirley

    That is going to be another beautiful quilt! What a wonderful quilt queue you have. Such wonderful gifts in store for family and friends.

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