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Sunday, December 2, 2012

Design Wall Monday: Step 2, Christmas gifts, and a flimsy



My accomplishments this week: 
*  128 Flying Geese for Easy Street, Step 2.   I usually use the cut-off corner method for FG.  This time I am following Bonnie's directions as well has her pattern so I used the EZ and Companion Angle rulers for these geese.  Despite what I consider to be careful cutting and sewing, I had a dozen under-sized units and I had to trim a few others. Practice makes perfect!
*  Five potholders that will be Christmas gifts.  The block is an Ohio Star variation -- 9" finished.  It was fun to choose different Christmas fabrics for each one.  I used Insul-Brite and a piece of batting inside.

*  Blue/brown D9P blocks assembled and bordered. The flimsy is about 78 x 78.

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12 comments:

  1. You managed to accomplish a lot. Great job! Love the Christmas potholders.

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  2. Great potholders and so Christmas-y! I'm also very impressed with your "Bonnie" quilts list of completions. Good work!

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  3. Wow, you got loads done this week. The flying geese look lovely as do the potholders and quilt top.

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  4. Hi,
    thanks for nice comment!
    Every year I try to understand the Bonnie display and every year I mistake... only Bonnie is like Bonnie :)
    See You next step...

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  5. You have been busy! I like the Christmas potholders very much.
    Judy

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  6. I love the quilt but your potholders have given me a great idea! Thanks

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  7. Love the pot holders I am going to make some for my grandson he's five and wants an easy bake oven for christmas

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  8. Wow! You're the energizer bunny! I won't even say how many geese are still waiting in the wings! Lookin good!

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  9. I have never seen a D9P on point before, I really like that. I use the D9P for kids comfort quilts cuz they are so easy: I may try that on point for the next one, just to vary it a bit. Thanks. By the way, great job on your Easy Street. I will be done with Step 2 today.

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