Sunday, August 9, 2009


The Hearts and Hand blocks are now circles.

I thought it would be a good idea to stay on top of things and make my blocks into the circles they have to be for the quilt. I used the plastic heat resistant template to do them and it worked like a charm. The only problem ones were the paper pieced ones that have a lot of thickness in the seams. Those I had to baste down just to keep them in place.

Also, today, my grandson turned 5. Gosh! He is going to be going to school. How did that happen?

We celebrated his birthday at Chuck E. Cheese with a few of his friends from school and all the family members. Here are a couple pictures of the birthday boy on his special day.


  1. These blocks are just so beautiful -- and I love the colors you have chosen!

  2. Happy birthday little one, and your blocks are wonderful, they are going to make a stunning quilt, can't wait to see the finished product.
    Thanks for sharing,

  3. I thought those blocks were beautiful before, but cut into circles they look stunning! Good idea cutting as you go.

    And that birthday boy looks so happy! He's growing up way too fast.

  4. The circles keep multiplying and getting cuter. I can't believe the picture of Ian, he looks so old. Where did the time go?

  5. Good Grief! It seems like it was just yesterday we were all waiting to hear about that childs birth. Time sure flies! By the way the circles are sure looking GOOD!

  6. You know, I'm horrible. I've never taken my kids to Chucky Cheese. They are so deprived.



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