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Sunday, November 6, 2016

Weekly update (part 2): It all adds up!

Q/B/L (quilted, bound, and labeled)!  "It All Adds Up" is my November One Monthly Goal project and I finished it November 5.

It's also my entry in the Charming Plus quiltalong.

It's 48 x 57 and used 4-1/2 yards, all from my stash.

11/25/16:  HERE is the link to the November OMG Finish page! 
 Here's the pieced back. The print on the bottom is a 1960's/70's vintage piece.
  I've wanted to try a geometric "modern" quilting design. This worked out nicely (and was easy).

A woman who attended the Zion Woman's Club bunco fundraiser in mid-October learned I am a quilter. She contacted me this week asking if I had any quilts for sale.  We arranged to meet on Wednesday afternoon. I took a large tote filled with unspoken-for quilts and two flimsies.  She bought Tumalo Trail and Confetti Batik . (Cash sale: no PayPal fee, no shipping.)

I donated Red Rails #3 to the raffle at Thursday's Corporate Community Spelling Bee.  I was a speller, too -- our team came in second. We got a word that neither my teammates nor I had ever, ever heard of.  As the Cubs say, wait till next year!

Here's the weekly link up:
Oh Scrap!
 Monday Making
 Main Crush Monday
 Design Wall Monday

19 comments:

  1. I just love all the different size blocks you used!

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  2. I really like your quilt. Using the different size blocks really sets it apart from the others that I've seen. Thanks for sharing.
    cindy

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  3. Your plus quilt looks great. Mine is almost finished. I just need to find some time to quilt it.

    Thanks for sharing your quilt with Oh Scrap! And hurray for some quilt sales!!

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  4. Nann -- Your plus quilt is gorgeous! I love how it has different sizes. Score on selling two quilts. Great job.

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  5. I love the different sizes of your plus blocks - what a great idea! The colors are bright and happy, too!

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  6. Lots of fun scrappy goodness in your finish. Congrats on the finish!

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  7. Great plus quilt! Congratulations on selling two also! Way to go! Now to the quilt shop for some stash enhansment .

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    1. Nope, not gonna tempt myself until I use more of what I have on hand!

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  8. I can't stand it! What was the word?

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  9. Wow You are really on top of that OMG! Congratulations. Did you read to the bottom of the October OMG post. I surmise that Heidi is having wrist problems and can't do much sewing and computing for the time being. She has moved the OMG to Patty at Elm Street Quilts. http://www.elmstreetquilts.com/p/omg-one-monthly-goal.html is the main page for it. I need to go over there and list my Nov. goal. (I usually do it during the end of the month finish rather than make two posts...) I may have finished my goal already. I have to see what I actually said. Congratulations on the quilts.

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  10. That plus quilt is fantastic! What a great use for the vintage fabric. It works so well. And congrats on the sale!

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  11. I haven't been a fan of the "Plus" pattern until now. Using the different size plus signs really makes yours interesting. Congrats! on your finish.

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  12. The plus quilt is everywhere and I love seeing all the different versions. Congrats on a great finish and on your quilt sales. That's a bonus! :)

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  13. This quilt is awesome!!! Congrats on the great finish. Now I really want to play around with varying the size on the squares. HMMM....

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  14. What a fun finish! Like everyone else, I like the variety of sizes and colors!

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  15. Nice colorful quilt! Thanks for linking up with One Monthly Goal at Elm Street Quilts

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  16. A lovely finish and well done on the sales.

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  17. It All Adds Up looks fabulous! Good use of the vintage fabric on the back!

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