Wednesday, May 26, 2010

#8 Cherry Trees has sprout!

Well, it took a little time for this one to come to fruition, but not because it was hard or anything like that.   The weather has just been beautiful  for working outdoors and I have been shopping for a wedding dress with my youngest daughter which by the way, we did find and order. 

I did get the layout drawn up, all the freezer paper pieces traced and cut out, background cut out and finally had all the pieces ironed on their respective fabrics; and this is the result. 
There sure were a lot of leaves, but once I started working on them, they didn't take long at all since they really are pretty small.  Don't forget, these blocks are cut at 17".   I promise to get a picture up soon of all 8 blocks laid out together. 

Next on the agenda is to get the binding on the Zen quilt that came back from the quilter last week, so I need to get busy on that.  I want to take it to my retreat in June for show'n'tell. 

Hope your weather is as good as ours is here in Michigan. 


  1. Nice! Lovely color combination and fabrics! Are you doing the applique by hand or machine?

  2. Ooooh, pretty!!! I hope you are bringing those blocks to retreat, too!

  3. Oh, this is soooo nice. I'm finishing up an applique and may start my "cherry" quilt pretty soon. Your pics are so inspiring! I can't wait to see all 8 together.

  4. Those applique' blocks are turning out beautiful!
    Just love the fabrics & colors you chose!

  5. Soooooooo pretty. This is going to be a gorgeous quilt.

  6. Of course you know that I just LOVE that block!
    What more can you ask for?

  7. Stephanie in Michigan....I am doing all my applique by needle turn. I find it very relaxing and something portable.

  8. What a pretty block. But man oh man those are some small pieces. The quilt is going to be great.


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