QUILT INFO

This is the first block from the pattern "The Milkmaid's Album" which was designed by Betty Alderman. Out of print pattern.

Sunday, February 10, 2013

IN THE MEADOW YOU CAN BUILD A SNOWMAN PART 2

An update on the snowman quilt.  I finished the second row of the quilt.  First row for me as I am saving the top row for the end.
I have not trimmed the row to size yet.  I allowed extra width and length for trimming later.  I once trimmed a row that was to go in a row quilt and ended up in trouble.  I forget if I got a row too short or too long and not able to trim it.  I decided on this one that the trimming would be close to the end.

Some of the applique parts are wool.  Such as the red fox, and birds.  I am doing needle turn applique otherwise.  Now I need to prep parts for the next row.

Have a good day!
Karen


34 comments:

  1. Very nice, I like it when there is some wool mixed in!

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  2. Prachtig! Groeten Wilma

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  3. Looking good! Nothing worse than trimming one row too short. Don't ask me how I know that.

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  4. Coming along very nicely! Yes, I fear cutting too...

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  5. That looks lovely! Good idea to allow extra width......!

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  6. Good morning Karen! I must confess that I have been reading your blogs, but just not taking time to comment!! I love your Porch Time and your snowman blocks! I always admire your work!! I also really, really like "Bright Idea", but don't know when I would get to it - so will just enjoy seeing yours!!

    Have a blessed, joyful day!

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  7. Wonderful. Love the little houses - lots of windows!!
    I like the texture of added wool applique.

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  8. It looks wonderful! I bet it was fun to work on, too.

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  9. I love seeing this! can't wait for my patterns to get here though I keep thinking about the whale quilt while I'm sewing up my little country window blocks. Actually I have about 3 projects vying for my attention. Need to either stretch my days or clone :-)

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  10. Super cute! That is going to be such a fantastic quilt!!

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  11. Love your snowman quilt!! Have lots of fun making the top row, bet it will be lovely also! The bright idea block is great!! Happy stitching, hugs, Daniëlle

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  12. Very nice. I enjoy working with some wool in a project.

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  13. The more I see it, the better I like it. Those trees look hard to needle turn...my hat is off to you!

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  14. This is so cute. I love the way it's turned out! -Derrith

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  15. Oh Karen ! I love it ! Just adorable :-D

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  16. So sweet! Must be a lot of fun to stitch. I really should try doing some applique.

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  17. What a gorgeous finish to the row!
    Your applique' work is awesome!

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  18. This looks beautiful! Is it a Jan Patek pattern?

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  19. It really looks fantastic! Enjoy! Greetings
    Lida

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  20. very cute, and yes, trimming is a job for the end of the project.

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  21. Love it!! Nice handling of the stripes for the red house. I really need to do a primitive style some day, and I've never worked with wool. Does it fray on the edges badly?

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  22. Part one and part two together have great synergy. I love it, Karen!

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  23. Who cute is this! Brings me back with my memoiries on my 3 years living in Virginia...

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  24. Oh Karen, The more I see the more I can't wait till my pattern arrives. You have done such a nice job on this. Hugs

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  25. me gusta tu trabajo!!!! y ese conejo es muy bonito
    saludos

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  26. Oh my, Karen...love your new project!!! Also your header :)

    Hugs, Carolyn

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  27. I'm glad you don't trim until the end. That can spell problems. It's happened to me! Your row is looking very cute.

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  28. I love what you have so far! If you are looking for me, I am in my sewing room on the third floor of the red house.

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  29. Love what you've done so far! You are motivating me to pull out my copy of the pattern (I had forgotten it) Good idea not to trim until the end!

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  30. Looking good Karen!
    I too have been there done that with the trimming issue. Good thinking!

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  31. Love your row quilt so far. It is going to be gorgeous. The colors in Bright Idea are great well.

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  32. Gonna be adorable! Love your fantastic fabs!

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