The third block is called “From the Heart” and measures 6″x 6″. This block can be found on page 8 of your booklet. I don’t exactly love hearts but this is a pretty cute little block and didn’t take long to make. Here are my fabric choices:
I am really stepping out of the box, aren’t I? Here’s my block:
Oops! I’ve got the middle row wrong! No wonder it didn’t take long to make. Back to the sewing machine.
Here it is – fixed! Don’t make the same mistake I did.
Finally I have something finished to show you. It’s my 16 patch blocks shown here in progress.
Pam helped me as you can see. Here are several shots of the finished quilt made from a jellyroll called Gardenvale by Jen Kingwell, the Gypsy Wife designer from Australia (who now lives in Abu Dabbi, I think).
Each fabric, on its own, was really quite homely but I love how they all play well together. I don’t think there was even one out of the 40 that I would have chosen myself but that’s what’s fun about using a jellyroll. It makes me work outside my comfort zone.
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More mowing today – that’s what happens when you get an inch of rain every week. Everything is very lush and green….and growing!
Our readers are the absolute BEST!!! You identified Connie’s mystery plant as Aralia cordata Sun King! Here it is again:
I can’t wait to buy one! Even the Master Gardeners on the tour didn’t know what it was but now you do. Thanks so much to all of you who wrote in.
And for those wondering about my injured leg, here it is 2 weeks later. I think it’s probably going to be dis colored all summer.
I was taking a picture of the kennel this morning when Biscuit and Sassy ran by so this is an action shot – ha!
That’s all, folks!