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Old 07-11-2012, 07:35 PM
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OMG, QE you actually counted all the FWS block pieces. Did you include the sashings and cornerstones or just what was in the blocks? Like dublb, yes it is a spectacular quilt no many how many times we get to see it.
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Old 07-11-2012, 08:57 PM
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AuntJo, those are some gorgeous works of art. I'm glad you've been rediscovering some good forms of therapy.
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Old 07-12-2012, 03:24 AM
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Originally Posted by dublb View Post
Which one did ya order Kristina?? I'm doin' the PC, & yes some are puttin' ponies in their's. I chose a totally different theme for mine. Which ever book ya got, you're gonna have a great time makin' the quilt!
I purchased it on Amazon so I could add a few Elm Creek Quilters books!

"The Farmer's Wife Sampler Quilt: Letters from 1920s Farm Wives and the 111 Blocks They Inspired"

Hird, Laurie Aaron; Paperback; $18.47
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Old 07-12-2012, 09:06 AM
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Originally Posted by QuiltE View Post
There's only one book ... The Farmer's Wife Sampler Quilt by Laurie Aaron Hird.

You can order it from her on her site/blog.
Some stores carry it and I know some purchased it thru Amazon, etc.

If you're interested, Laurie offers a personalization if it's ordered from her.

Or you might consider the FWS Pony Club Quilt also by Laurie ... or both! And remember, there's active followers to the threads for both of these quilts, so you're sure to have company along your journey(s).

As for scrap buster ... the only new material I purchased was the sashing, cornerstones, borders and binding. Everything else I had, including backing material which I felt was as a good of a match/blend as any I would have purchased!

So Krystyna .. order it up and start stitching!
Yes, I just learned about the FWS Pony Club the other day on a segmant of Sewing With Nancy. Here is a link that tells about it. I think I will start out with this book. http://www.thefarmerswifequilt.com/page04.html
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Old 07-12-2012, 09:11 AM
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Originally Posted by Krystyna View Post
Just ordered it ... and now the Pony Club makes sense! I thought everyone was making quilts with ponies on them! DUH.
A lot have included ponies in their blocks. For mine, I've kept to a a rural theme ... a mish mash of anything and everything. Sometimes the block tells me what I should use. Other times, not.

Take a look at the PC threads and you'll see the different approaches that have been taken with the fabrics.
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Old 07-12-2012, 04:30 PM
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Just finished these 2 scrappy quilts and donated them to our quilt club to use for donation quilts.

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Old 07-12-2012, 04:50 PM
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Wow, Mary. How small are those squares? Beautiful!!!
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Old 07-12-2012, 05:04 PM
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Originally Posted by mcdaniel023 View Post
Wow, Mary. How small are those squares? Beautiful!!!
The squares are 1 1/2" square.
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Old 07-13-2012, 06:33 AM
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Mary those two are awesome! What patience you have!
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Old 07-13-2012, 06:37 AM
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These are so beautiful.
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