November 13th, 2011
I was so enthusiastic and excited when I started the Farmer’s Wife Quilt-a-long. I had bought the book a few years back - and it was collecting dust… until I saw that Amanda and Angela started the FWQAL. I jumped in, and jumped from what felt like the high-dive. I made these and these. And then got cookin’ on these:
And then I decided I had had enough of the templates, and applied my Only Do Things That Make Me Happy rule to my block-making. I then picked blocks that made me happy and I paid no attention to their numbers.
And then I began to make the blocks how I wanted to make them - and used the book as guide rather than an assignment. (Block 39 I made with half square triangles and flip-n-stitch corners vs using the templates). I’ll make some more in a future post. Easy as store-bought pie.
And then I decided I was done and wanted to make something with only the blocks that I had already made (and hopefully not write a blog post to go with it that would end up sounding like the drive-thru lady on Dude Where’s My Car).
And then a bee flew up my butt. I grabbed some Kona White and Kona Pepper, (and put some Kona Coal aside)…
Thank you Amanda and Angela for hosting such a great quilt-a-long. And most of all, I’m thankful for all the new friends I made from participating in it! XXOO!
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