QUILT INFO

The quilt block shown is made from a pattern called "Garden of Hollyhocks" and is found in Norma Whaley's book "Sweet and Simple".

Friday, July 23, 2010

POMEGRANATE APPLIQUE BLOCK

I have finished a second block for the "Love Letters" quilt I am working on. I guess I am more settled about working on the blocks. The first one tried my patience as the blocks are large and have many pieces. I did not feel overwhelmed making the second one.
Usually, I work from block one in a book through to the last one. This time, I am just grabbing what is on top in the pile. I have all the blocks prepped. Below you can view both finished blocks together. There will be nine blocks total. The wreath block is the center of the quilt. All the others have a vase involved.
I think I will take a short break from applique and will work on my August stitchery. It is small and August will be here soon enough.

Bye for now!

Karen

36 comments:

  1. It's a lovely block Karen. Isn't it wonderful to change projects....variety is so much fun with hand work.

    Crispy

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  2. Beautiful! I'm looking forward to seeing this one progress!

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  3. Beautiful blocks, Karen. I like to go in order as the pattern puts them but sometimes I'm so tempted to do one I find pretty but afraid then I won't go back. Silly. And I have to go back and forth from different projects.

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  4. Karen as usual I admire your work your blocks are turning out beautifully...love it!!

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  5. I have not done any appliqué lately which is my most favorite pastime....looking at your work made me pull out my recent project!...beautiful work, Karen

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  6. Very, very pretty, Karen. Can't wait to see the next one. :-)

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  7. I LOVE this quilt..HAD to buy the book (When the Cold Wind Blows) just for these blocks and such a good deal for a BOM!! You are doing such an awesome job..LOVE IT!!
    Paulette

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  8. Love these blocks... so so pretty ones... :o))
    And good luck with the stitchery!!!!

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  9. Another beauty in the making.

    I have that book as well. One day...

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  10. Beautiful, what book is this pattern from? I love your color choices.

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  11. These are very pretty blocks, Karen. I like to switch around too. I just got the block put together for the first Raggedy and Friends BOM. I think I will work on the embroidery tonight. Have a great day. Winona

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  12. Love, love, love your blocks and you are doing a beautiful job on them!

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  13. Your blocks are just beautiful.

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  14. Your two blocks so far are fantastic!!! I love the colors!

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  15. Your blocks are beautiful!
    Micki

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  16. Your big blocks are looking very beautiful!! Can't wait for the next installment.

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  17. Oh, Karen, I LOVE your blocks - your color choices are wonderful and they look fantastic. I'm going to get that book and do that quilt. Looking forward to seeing your next block :o)
    Judie

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  18. Those are beautiful blocks, you do great work, thanks for sharing them with us.

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  19. I just love the pomegranate block. You do such nice work:)
    Yes, August is arriving too soon, but hopefully for us it will cook down a bit. We've been in an awful heat-wave up here:/
    Have a great weekend

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  20. Just beautiful, Karen. Your work is wonderful, and I am always inspired!
    Karen (M)

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  21. Blocks with urns are among my favorites. Yours is fabulous! You are sure getting a lot accomplished. Looking forward to your August stitchery!

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  22. So very pretty Karen. And I love your fabrics! Not familiar with "Love Letters" so will look it up.

    ...Karen

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  23. Very pretty, but oh my word, what a lot of work with all those little pieces.

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  24. Those blocks are absolutely gorgeous, you have done a great job on number two also!! I'll bet you will have your stitchery ready in time! Happy stitching, hugs, Daniëlle

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  25. Your Blocks are Lovely...Pretty Fabrics.
    cheers

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  26. Your pomegranate blocks is just great. I love your color/fabric placements, makes the block really pop. The wreath block is beautiful too!
    enjoy the august stitching!

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  27. Love that pomegranate block...it's so unique! This quilt will be a beauty!

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  28. Your applique blocks are so beautiful! Love the colors too. I keep telling myself, maybe someday ...!

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  29. Karen, your blocks are beautiful.

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  30. It looks fantastic Karen! Looking forward to seeing more.

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  31. Your blocks are gorgeous! This is going to be a beautiful quilt. I love the fabrics you're using.

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  32. Beautiful Karen!! When you say your blocks are 'prepped'~ what does that involve? Do you baste the pieces down? I'm considering an applique project for the winter... ;-)

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  33. That pattern is just so pretty, and your applique is just wonderful!

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