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Friday, April 25, 2014

Still prepping....

Getting some things together for the next big quilt retreat.
 
 
I had previously shown these three Hearts and Hands star blocks without their centers.
 
Since then I have cut out all the strips that I will need to make another 50 of these star blocks.
 
Next step was to get the centers cut out and get a running stitch done so that I could gather the circles over the template.
 
 
Here's my stack of circles (53). They kind of remind me of cupcake papers.
 
 
Now I have all 53 centers gathered up, pressed and ready to applique to the star blocks that will be made at retreat.  Now I have no excuses not to get going on this quilt.  These blocks may be time consuming, but I am well on my way. 
 
Now to come up with a couple other projects for retreat.  That means I have to dig into the UFO pile and see what is next.  I should probably just do eenie, meenie, minee, moe. 
 
 


3 comments:

  1. Your Hearts and Hands star blocks should keep you busy at retreat... they look time consuming, but they are beautiful! Have fun at retreat!

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  2. Congrats on getting all of the beautiful center circles prepped for retreat.
    I really love these blocks of yours - they turn out gorgeous!

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  3. Fifty is a lot but the quilt will be oh so wonderful in the end.

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