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Friday, July 9, 2010

I think my "mojo" is back.....

No. 9 Cherry Trees block of the month is finished and just under the wire.  No.10 is due out tomorrow. 


Not liking the fact that I had to cut it so close, but all I can say is "yeah!!!, it's done!!!!"

Now, here's a close up of my version of the bird in this block.  Only using one piece of fabric  for the whole bird makes it hard to get any dimenson on him/her, but I am hoping this paisley fabric did the trick. 


Well, I just checked to see if No. 10 block was posted yet, but it isn't, so I am assuming that she is keeping to her word that the blocks are due to come out on the 10th, so you know what I will be doing tomorrow.....well, hopefully, since I will be babysitting for my youngest grandson, Cole, for 24 + hours.  Hmmmm....I may not have time to do anything but play with him.  Well, you know.....priorities, right?  :D

11 comments:

  1. Hooray for Mojo....LOL!
    Seriously now, what a Magnificent Block!
    I love how the paisley print plays up as feathers on your pretty bird.
    Just love your fabric choices too! (as usual)
    This is a Real Beauty!

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  2. Mimi, it's lovely! The fabric you have chosen for the bird is perfect. Thanks for sharing.

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  3. Your bird looks wonderful in paisley. I really love the background fabric too. I've been saving the patterns for "one day".

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  4. That paisley is perfect! I need to pay more attention to these types of fabrics. Janet from Quiltsalott has a great eye for prints in her applique as well. I am so enjoying your blocks, I just print them ;-) But I did finish my hand app project so maybe I'll start this one?

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  5. Another beautiful block. Congratulations on getting this one done with all that you have on your plate right now. I love the paisley bird....that was a great idea.

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  6. Love the fabrics you chose for the bird!

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  7. The paisley was a great choice! Enjoying watching your progress.

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  8. I wouldn't have known that bird is from one piece of fabric if you hadn't said something. I thought it was multiple pieces appliqued until I read the text. Looks great!!

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  9. This is so pretty! Are you hand appliqing these blocks? I just started to hand applique and I love it . I am doing the Back Basting Applique .Is that how you do yours?

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