Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Loving this project!

Whew! I finished the last of the twelve blocks yesterday. This was another fiddly one - with the centre 6" section containing sixty pieces. All the small triangles were again cut from 1.25" strips - I think my eyes were almost crossed at the end.

And because the blocks were done, today I started sewing the first of the three strips together. I just love the floral fabric in the setting triangles, and the border stripes that come with the kit are lovely too. Now that all the tiny pieces are done with, this should all come together much more quickly.

I've managed to complete almost all my Christmas shopping - not bad for two days effort. I only have two things left to get for family plus a couple of things for the kids. Tomorrow I'll have a looky for myself - and then give suitable directions to Marty :-)

Talk soon! x o x


追梦人 said...

it look very nice and creative^
wish u happy christmas day^^

mereth said...

That is going to be drop dead gorgeous. I love the big floral and can hardly wait to see the stripes as well. Looks like you're getting back to normal, I've missed all your sewing posts!

Emma said...

I do like your 'quilt display unit'!

Teodo said...

It's a wonderful block.
ciao ciao and Happy Christmas.

Joyce said...

It's beautiful. I love the floral setting triangles.

Litamora's Quilt & Design said...

Your quilt is going to be beautiful! Look forward to follow your progress. I really love your work, but cannot understand how you can get it done so fast!! :o)

Anonymous said...

Congratulations on finishing the Christmas shopping so quickly. That's power shopping! =) The blocks are beautiful and I love what you are using for a background. My vision is bad enough without all those little pieces, but I can certainly admire yours!

Shari said...

Very impressive to sew all those little pieces! I hope this quilt if especially for you! It's lovely.
Merry Christmas!

Elaine Adair said...

Girl, you have an impressive sense of color! Love how you put them together, in unexpected combinations, yet all lovely!

Jantine said...

That looks sooo gorgeous! The floral fabric goes great with the rest, where did you get that?

Clare said...

It's gorgeous. I love the star with the dark red.

Now I wonder what you've added to your Christmas list? Shoes? (grin).


*karendianne. said...

Very fiddly. I can't tell you how much I love that description. Its my new favorite term!

Along with that I'll add that I'm completely in love with the floral setting triangles, too!!!

Merry Christmas Hugs, *karendianne.


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