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Tuesday, December 14, 2010

AUNT MILLIE'S BLOCK #12


Not much to blog about as I’ve been busy doing Christmas sewing.  I thought I would show you the Aunt Millie’s block that I finished about a month ago but just haven’t had time to post about it.  This is the last one in the group of 12.  Now to start on the borders.
This is what all the blocks look like together. I’m not sure they will end up in this order. The big decision is the border. Should I use the same background material for the border? And should I also use it for the sashing? Or should I do something different, like a red or teal? Maybe I’ll put a narrow border in one of those colors, use no sashing, then use the background fabric for the wider border with the applique. What would you suggest?


REMEMBER: All Christmas fabric is 20% off at the Attic Window Quilt Shop. All Fat Quarters of Christmas fabrics are $1.50 $1.75 (Sorry I made a mistake).

Most members of the Knotty Girls Stitching Bee have attended one of Edyta Sitar’s classes. With envy I listen as they discuss their awesome experiences. Stephanie at Peas and a Pod blog recently attended a book signing and discussion at Quilts At The Marshall House in Marshall, Michigan and shared some of what she learned that day. Be sure and read Stepanie’s blog post about it. Read all the way down so you don't miss the tips they learned.

Elowezil has a cute Christmas Coaster tutorial for you.


Stay Positive!
Caroll

7 comments:

KimQuiltz said...

Absolutely STUNNING! I have enjoyed seeing each and every block as you've stitched along and I look forward to seeing the rest of the steps along the way.

Peace,
Kim

Mama Pea said...

Thanks, Caroll for the link! :-) Your quilt is AMAZING! You ARE and applique fool! I can't wait to see how you put it together. I hope you put some red and/or purple in that border or sashing! This is really incredible!

Stephanie

Barb said...

Your quilt is going to look fabulous....such wonderful applique!

Vicky F said...

Hi Caroll, I don't remember seeing the tulip with spots! So cute. And all your blocks are so gorgeous! This is going in the quilt show in 2012, yes?
Vicky F

Micki said...

They all look great together!
You did a wonderful job!
Micki

Betweens said...

awesome Aunt Millie`s quilt great work!! love your colors

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