Saturday, November 30, 2019

Celebrating Mary Brown - First Blocks

I hope everyone had a blessed Thanksgiving. We were fortunate to spend the day with family.


As I mentioned in my last post I have joined in another sew along. We are doing the "Celebrating Mary Brown" quilt. I finally got a start on the first blocks. Here are links to the other participants: Karen HERE,  Cathy HERE,  Jennie HERE,  Robin HERE, Nanette and Jan's HERE.

Three blocks partially prepped, I haven't decided for sure on the flower colors and will add the stems/vines after I have sewn these four blocks together.

The pineapple block is done. I thought this one was the hardest so got it finished first.



Two things that kept me from completing more on Mary Brown were, Hospital Sketches block #8, Triple Tulips and knitting Christmas stockings. I have 2 stockings done, except for blocking them and adding a hanging loop. Two more to go for this year.


Hospital Sketches block #8, Triple Tulips.


Two stockings done and two more to go.

                                                                 Happy Quilting, Rebecca 
                                         

6 comments:

  1. I really like that Pineapple block - from Barbara Brackman? But I really love the tulip how bright and colorful that is!

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  2. I love your Pineapple block. We are going to have fun making this quilt. Hugs

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  3. Your blocks look great. That pineapple block was a doozie, that's why I changed mine a little to make it simpler. I love your knitted stockings. My mother made one for my younger brother when he was a boy. I wanted one too but I was a teenager and already had a stocking that worked just fine. Celebrating Mary Brown is going to stretch me. . . Look forward to seeing your blocks as we go along.

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  4. Your pineapple block is gorgeous. You did a great job with those jagged edges. I had forgotten what bright colors you're using for the Hospital S. Blocks. Super fun. Keep working on those stockings. Those will be fun additions.

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  5. You have aloof beautiful work going on here. And Ilove your start on MB!

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  6. Wow, I wish I could knit like that, amazing and your applique is wonderful as well. Love the colors in the triple tulip!

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