Saturday, April 4, 2015

FNwF - Show and Tell - 3rd Time is a Charm

It was FNwF (Friday Night with Friends) and I got some quality time in the sewing room.

you may recall my previous post about the Birds in the Air block for my Farmers Wife quilt .... I was not having a very good time of it :(

Well, I finally had success (well sort of)

FW #7 - Birds in the Air
and it only took an hour and a half!
I really took my time with this block - trimming at every stage

it is still not perfect, but it is better than my first attempt.

That's it for me with this block - three times making the same block is the limit for me LOL
I will be happy with this slightly imperfect block :)

Progress Shot - 15 blocks
I can reveal the colour version of the Double Aster block I made for Merry, in the CraftMad Family Quilt

Double Aster Block


Thank you for visiting my blog today - I hope you have a good day - any day doing something you love makes it a good day ;-)

Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness.

5 comments:

  1. The pieces of the Farmers Wife quilt are tiny. Love the blocks you have made so far. I am very slowly doing it and haven't sewn on it for ages but it is all there in its own tub when the urge to work on it strikes lol. I think I have made about 16 blocks from memory. But I am only going to do a lap quilt with it.

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  2. love what you have finished sew far

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  3. Great blocks and I can't see anything imperfections! I have the book and want to make a quilt but so far have not started. Happy Easter.

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  4. That block looks pretty perfect to me! Love the blocks you have made so far. The quilt is going to be goregous. You reminded me I have the book..... seeing your work is making me want to make a start too. The block you made for Merry is beautiful... bet she's pleased with it. xx

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  5. I agree with everyone, that block looks perfect to me. Well done with all those triangles. Love the block you sent me as always so neat....great fabrics.

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