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Wednesday, October 7, 2015

The Fourth Step - Still Working on It

I am down to 6 left.  That's good news as I need 52 to complete this border.  While I've gotten used to the little pieces (these blocks finish at 3"), it takes me more time to pick the fabric and cut the pieces than it does to construct the block.
I wanted to get this border done before I start work one the vine and flower border as I still haven't totally committed to the background fabrics.  I'm thinking at this point I will use several different fabrics and not stick to just one like Jen did.  As you can see, I've cut the black dot and will probably use that for the vine border.  I'm still debating in the stripe.
These really are turning out so cute.
They are kind of fussy, so extra trimming takes time too.  But this was one of my favorite elements of Jen's original quilt so I'm excited to almost be finished with this step.  I still haven't figured out how to embed a link, so be sure to go to Lining Up My Stitches blog and check the progress of the others on this quiltalong.

I'm off to work today, but hope you have time for some stitching today.
Karen 


7 comments:

Julierose said...

Oh these are just so adorable, brought a smile to my face!! They sure are tiny!! You have the patience of Job to make these....hugs, Julierose

Diane said...

Those are super cute! I do like those tiny churn dashes too. Fussy but fun at the same time.

Belinda said...

Oh My,,,Oh My…I just LOVE these!!!

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Karen said...

I find cutting the block pieces (or applique pieces) very interesting. I like the selecting of the fabrics as one of the best parts of making a quilt.

Ruth said...

I love churn dash blocks and those are just adorable with all the variety of fabrics. I can see why it takes a while to select the fabrics! This quilt looks like a lot of fun.

Barb said...

churn dash blocks are so great. I love that grey and black polkadot really great!