We're still here, and we're sewing!

Saturday, April 10, 2010
We've been sewing, and have made a bit of progress.  We had decided to try to make a 4 patch stacked posey quilt, I had bought fabric to try it a LONG time ago.  Henrietta and I attack a project differently.  She makes a few blocks, auditions sashings etc, and then proceeds.  I cut and sew all my blocks first--THEN decide where I'm going.  So here's our progress--

Henrietta's blocks are smaller--with two sashings (another black sashing will be added) they will finish about 7.5"

My blocks right now finish about 8.5 inches

I am toying with the idea of using a striped sashing with 9 patch cornerstones, and set the blocks on point.  I like how Henrietta's smaller blocks concentrate the designs in the fabric.  

In between blowing my nose and coughing and sneezing, I have been reading blogs.  Not much commenting (my brain is fuzzy!) but I AM reading.  

I hope everyone is having a good weekend, I need to make a quick trip to the grocery store, and then I can sew some more.  


Katie Z. said...

I like your posies... I've thought those look like fun, but I don't buy big-print fabric (cuz what do I do with the leftovers!?).

Catsngrams said...

I like your posies. What a fun project.

QuiltinLibraryLady said...

I like your flower blocks. Kind of reminds me of Stack 'n Whack.

Cold or allergies? Doesn't matter which one....miserable is miserable. You have my sympathy.

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Penny said...

Oh my goodness your blocks are so lovely. Very nice. I sew like you, jump in and get 'r done. I usually do make a prototype just to check measurements. I hope you get to feeling better soon. I hate being fuzzy headed (and that does not refer to my hair).

MightyMom said...

ooo very nice!! I remember when you bought/searched for fabric for this project!

Helen in the UK said...

That flower fabric works really well for the posies :)