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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. 

8 comments:

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

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

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  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.

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

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

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

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

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  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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