Tuesday, November 27, 2012

stitchin`


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I got some beautiful orchids as a gift they look better in real life, I love the instructions I water once a week by putting 3 ice cubes on the dirt
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Still quilting the quilt
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I really wanted to show this hydrangea look at those colours.
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Did I tell you this one was my favourite
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okay one more picture
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oh you didn`t see it that clearly one more
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I also decided with my swap blocks that I rec`d 2 years ago on a layout. I couldn`t decide whether to put sashing on them or not. I decided not to. I got these 6in blocks on a swap and then added the hole in the barn door this pattern was inspired by the pattern in MacCall`s Quilting June 2007
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There is still a pieced boarder to put on that is pinwheel. You can see some of the blocks if you click on the picture. I had no where to hang it at the moment
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I don`t know if you can see it any better on the bed…when I get the boarders on I will hang it maybe sometime this week.
It`s been busy quilt show season is upon us so you know where I`ve been but gotta say I have not travelled far. Usually I will travel up to 3 hours to see a show but time and funding has been very limited this year.

9 comments:

  1. That's a pretty orchid.....and I love the colours of the hydrangea! Your block swap quilt has turned out fabulously and so is the one you are quilting - looking forward to seeing it when it's finished..

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  2. What gorgeous orchids! And your quilt you are working on is a beauty. I just love the wonderful fabrics you are using.

    Love those photos of the hydrangea. So pretty:)

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  3. love those orchids and the quilt on the bed!

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  4. Beautiful orchid! I've used that ice cube method in the past. It kept them alive, but they didn't bloom very much. I do a deep watering by immersing the whole pot in a sinkful of water every few weeks. Lovely quilting! The pinwheel quilt looks fantastic! And that hydrangea is very beautiful on these grey days of November.

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  5. Debra, I think setting those swap blocks into the Hole in the Barn door was complete genius! What a great way to tie together so many disparate blocks. It looks amazing. Great job!

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  6. I love the way you set all those blocks. Hole in the Barn Door has always been one of my favorite blocks. Have you decided how you're going to quilt it?

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  7. Oh fabulous .... you are getting er done! Lovely orchids!

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  8. you need to make a quilt with colors from the hydrangea... beautiful ... love the way you did your blocks in that quilt...

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  9. Oh...i whis that my Thimbelberries quilt was sew'n togheter, too. I have'nt sew the first block yet.....:o( Here I'm lurking around and not let you know....sorry for not leaving comments. Hugs Lena

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