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progression on the gardener’s journal…

16 Apr

my mom’s been so kind as to do the embroidery on these two blocks:

blockb2.jpg               blockc2.jpg

 and when she had finished, the sewing machine and i did these:








so that was 6 out of 9 blocks done, 4-9 given to my mom for more embroidering…


ready for block D

18 Nov




here are the fourth bunch of fabrics for the gardener’s journal quilt. i’m always hoping for greens and browns, but get so much blue! anyway, we’ll see how it works out. since i’ve given the three finished blocks to my mom for embroydering, i’ll have to let these rest a while before sewing ’em up. i need to see the bigger picture you know…

block c

29 Oct



block c also short of its embroidery….

block b

29 Oct


block b short of its embroidery…

block a

29 Oct


a gardener’s journal

28 Oct


 i’m “subscribing” to this quilt from kathrines quiltestue (pattern from hatched and patched). every month i get a piece of 8 different fabrics to make one of the nine blocks the quilt consists of. i’m done patching up the third block, but the two last ones still need their embroidery to be finished. i may take my mom up on her offer of helping me finish it, since there’s still not more than 24 hours in a day…