Tuesday, February 19, 2013

SWEET LAND OF LIBERTY UPDATE

Another blogger is working on "Sweet Land of Liberty" which is a pattern set by Cheri.  It inspired me to find my UFO and make two more blocks for it.  Making the school house style block completed a row and I was able to sew two rows together.
The lower left block is a substitution that I made using a Jan Patek block.  I still need to add a word on the upper right corner but the word goes over part of the border.  That will have to wait.

I then made the Victory Basket block that is in a lower section of the quilt.  I am doing needle turn applique but the word is done in wool.
There are still many blocks to make.  I am going to make an effort to keep going on this project so that the top will be done in the next couple months.

Things are quiet here so I am going to head for my favorite chair to do some stitching and watch television.  I hope you have time to do the same.
Karen

30 comments:

Loris said...

Those blocks are all so interesting! Love the plaid backgrounds :-)

Sue said...

Just love your Sweet land of liberty quilt !

Julierose said...

Sweet Land of Liberty is just so engaging! I love little blue man especially...so cute. Great piece. Julierose

Robin said...

Sweet Land of Liberty looks great. I like your colors and the replacement "lady Liberty" fits right in.

Yvette said...

I love that quilt! I think you mixed me up with someone else because I am not making that one.......yet. LOL

Anonymous said...

These are great, I love prim quilts.

cucki said...

Wow I love them..like always :)
Love you too x

WoolenSails said...

Wonderful quilt and I love the fabrics you used in your block. I tend to go to wool for lettering, makes it easier.

Debbie

Missie of Hallbrook Designs said...

Ooh nice! Another beauty! Ginger isn't feeling too well today so I am sitting and stitching today also. Nothing good on TV in my neck of the woods today! I am punching today..have not done that in a while!

Kindred Quilts said...

Sweet Land of Liberty indeed... a real beauty of a quilt! Great fabrics, and I love the addition of wool with the cottons!

Kyle said...

I'm glad you got it out again. Look how much you already have done. It's very cute!

Lori said...

That is such a cute quilt! Nice to get it out and know it can be finished this year:)

Darlene said...

It's going to be fun to watch your continued journey with this quilt. No doubt you'll finish it this year.

Colleen said...

Ahhh... you are inspiring me! I hauled it out a few weeks back, looked at it, and closed it back up again. I am just so intimidated. Just need to START and do one thing at a time.

Libby said...

*lol* I did the same Lady Liberty block swap. This remains one of my all-time favorite quilts.

audrey said...

Ahh... the liberty block is wonderful! Love it!!

Janet O. said...

It would be so nice to have this ready for July. It is a good thing it is you doing it and not me, or it would never be finished! The "Victory" block looks wonderful!

Cheryl said...

What a great quilt it will be for the patriotic holidays!

Jennie in GA said...

Nice quilt. I love the Victory block. The flower colors are so cool.

Elizabeth's quarters said...

I love your use of fabrics and the tulip edges are so neat.

maria alba said...

Una labor molt bonica. M'agraden els treballs amb aplicacions.
La selecció de les robes la trobo molt encertada.
Petons.

Shakerwood said...

Always loved this pattern of Cheri's, too. (Don't think there is one I don't like!) I don't know if I am up for the whole quilt but may have to make certain feature blocks. This will have to be one of them! Love the plaid background .....

Sue said...

These look so good. I sure do love the name of it. Means more to me all the time.

Cathy said...

I love pulling out old projects and finishing them. Yours is looking beautiful. Hugs

Carrie P. said...

you always work on the most fun stuff. love your blocks.

Nadel-Garn-Tee said...

I love these blocks. Looking forward to see the whole quilt.
Marle

Barb said...

Love this! I really like the basket and the girl blocks.
what a fun project to work on.

Jane in Wales said...

I love everything about it, especially all the wonderful fabrics!
Enjoy it!

maria alba said...

Hoooola !!!!!!!!!!!!

Quan puguis passa pel meu blog, hi ha una sorpresa per tu. Espero que t’agradi.

Mª Alba

deb said...

I LOVE LOVE LOVE what you have done!!!!!