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Thursday, January 13, 2022

360 Blocks Challenge 2022 AND 1 block short

I am participating in the 350 blocks challenge by Prairie Moon again this year.  


Last year I came close with a total of 316 blocks.  I don't really get caught up in trying to make 350, I just think it is fun to count my blocks during the year.  If getting 350 blocks means I have to start new projects without finishing old ones, then never mind.  It does look like I'm off to a great start though!

Jan blocks made:  43

Total YTD:  43

21 Masterpiece blocks

    After careful counting, I thought I was done making these rectangle blocks.  Nope, I was one short.  Oh well.  I suppose I'm off to finish it.  Next, I will be making triangles 60 triangle blocks for the final outside of the quilt.





22 Sand Dollar blocks



New Topic:  I had a moment today to photograph my December finishes.  I love seeing all those bindings done.  I am not so good at posting the sizes of my quilts, but Diamond Hill is 99 x 99.  You can see that the sizes go down from there as they all lay side by side.

Left to right:  Diamond Hill, Dear Jane, Tom Turkey, Feathered Goose, and Sweet N Simple.  

Every one of these were pretty labor intensive.  




Let me show off the lovely quilting the Kristi Quilt Fairy did - love it!  It was super scary for me to let someone else quilt this one, but I am so so glad I did.



7 comments:

  1. That's amazing! Congrats on so many finishes. I am aiming for 5 blocks this month and then didn't I go and start Lucy Boston's Patchwork of the Crosses

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  2. rolled up on the chair it does not give the quilts justice as to their size........you have done so well and goodluck on the 365 blocks challenge......the quilting is lovely.....

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  3. Your quilts look great there rolled up, so good to have finishes! Good luck with the blocks challenge, you are off to a great start. The quilter did a beautiful job of your quilt.

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  4. While you can't see the actual quilts, they do look very photogenic all rolled up like that. You sure have been busy making blocks.

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  5. You did well on the number of blocks and on finishes. Five is a good number for one month! Hope you 2022 has gotten off to as good a start.

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  6. I am so impressed with all your finishes. My absolute favorite is the Diamond Hill which I watched from the designer as well. She does such wonderful, detailed applique. And yours is a tribute to her design. Keep up the piecing; great job!

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  7. Your Quilt Fairy’s feather quilting is such a pretty complement to your spectacular appliqué! What a gorgeous quilt!

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