Saturday, July 20, 2013

We're Over Half Done

Dixie Diary

We've done Block # 7 of the Dixie Diary block-of-the-month, so we have 5 to go. People have been posting their progress. Twelve Oaks has added the one-inch frame to hers as she goes.

I found some of these in our Flickr photo album. Click on the photographer in the left hand column or here:

I did a little photoshopping to make them look their best.

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Rosemary Y
Rosemary has sashing plans.

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And Honas52 has finished a top with half her blocks.

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Cookie's Creek
 Cookie's Creek has posted her first six, pieced in pink and brown.

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Moose Bay Muses

She's using Jo Morton's Alexandria reproduction line. 

See her tutorial on how to applique a simple star here:

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She's been re-purposing old embroidered linens. It's turning out quite well.
The black is just the photography background. 
It will be fun to find out what she comes up with for a setting.

Post your progress. We'll look forward to seeing how it's all coming together.


Anonymous said...

That star applique tutorial is terrific. Thanks for including it!

WoolenSails said...

I enjoy seeing how others make their blocks into quilts. I have done something similar to that with stars, but they don't always come out, every time, so i need to find a method that is full proof, I do have patterns with stars that I want to do and was thinking of using fusible.


JoAnn @ SweetPepperRose said...

Very nice! I always enjoy coming over to see the lovely blocks y'all make.

Phyllis said...

I enjoy making these blocks. Can't wait to put them together. I decided to make both sizes so I can give one as a gift and keep the small one for myself. Thanks for the time you take to post all of the information. I always learn so much.

sharong said...

The Museum of the Confederacy has their quilt collection online and it is very nice.

Christina Caffrey @ Split-Site PhD said...

All of these are so beautiful. I love all of this. My favorite one is the Cookie’s Creek, the one that is all pink and brown. I love the colors and the patterns.