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Wednesday, September 1, 2010

AUNT MILLIE'S BLOCK #9

Last week when I was at the Attic Window Quilt Shop I ran into Wilma. Great lady and fun to talk to. However, on my way out, she kept pestering me, “Where’s that next Aunt Millie block.” “I’ve been waiting to see that next Aunt Millie block.” All the way home her words haunted me. I am so guilty of starting a project and never finishing it. I hate to think of how many UFOs I have stashed away. So I came home and finished another block! Yeah! Thank you Wilma for getting me back on track.

These are my blocks so far. I have three more to go. As I was working on the one above I knew why I had put it off for so long. It has so many itty-bitty pieces and I just I didn’t want to tackle it. I’ve already started on the next block and believe me, it has even more itty-bitty pieces. But I won’t give up.

Speaking of not giving up, you might want to check out the Tip Nut. There you will find 35 links to things you can make with scraps. Have fun!

Until next time,
Caroll

8 comments:

Mama Pea said...

Beautiful! That quilt is simply delicious! I am glad you got back on track with it, because it's going to be stellar!

Miss Nancy said...

Absolutely gorgeous, fun, bright, cheery, colorful. Super fantastic! Great work. Just love it.

Have a super great day.

Millie said...

Beautiful block and the colors are so bright and happy. I love the name (Millie) of the blog too. LOL
Smiles,
Millie

Sherry said...

Nice job. I can't wait to see it all done.

Allie said...

I LOVE these blocks - oh my - and I'd love to get the pattern but I know I wouldn't be able to do it justice. Your blocks are SO pretty! I love the colors you're using.

Ivory Spring said...

Your blocks are BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!

Thanks for visiting me and your kind words on my quilting. :)

Micki said...

That quilt is going to be stunning!
Glad that you persisted with it!
Micki

qwilter2b said...

Love your color choices! I've seen this pattern before, but never cared much for it until seeing your version. I may have to buy a copy and try it

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