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Thread: Stash of Orphan Blocks

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    Stash of Orphan Blocks

    I spent a day last week cleaning up my sewing room and collected up most of the orphan blocks I had stashed in drawers, bottom of baskets, etc. Last night I sorted them out into heaps so I can start sewing them into quilts. I found 4 lots of 'block exchange' blocks, some applique blocks half done, a couple of smaller quilts that just need quilting... another year's work found and sorted
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    Great find. I love the butterfly blocks. Really pretty.

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    very nice like the butterflies!!!!
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    i love the asian writing block and butterflies. fun baby quilt s there.
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    Oh i especially love the Oriental one. so cute!! I just mailed off some to my friend in England. she needs a lap quilt for an ill friend, so i sent her several things. that helped clean out my sewing room too.

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    Wow! That is a treasure. It looks like you'll have several quilts there.

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    Your certainly a brave person. I wouldn't look for any of my unused blocks. That is like opening Pandora's box.

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    Looks like my stash, I need to sort some myself. Nice Blocks. Post some quilts when done.

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    Very nice. Love the butterflys. Have fun!

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    What fun! I have a drawer in which I keep all of my orphaned blocks, but there never seem to be enough of any one kind to make a quilt, and my tastes in color and fabric have definitely changed over time.
    A fabric stash is always missing that one fabric needed to finish the quilt on which you're working.

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    Love the teddy bears.

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    Oh my! You have a lot of quilts POTENTIALLY - LOL! Show them to us again when you finish. I suspect I have some orphan blocks from classes, too. I'm almost afraid to look. Someone suggest that we donate them to Porject Linus if we're not going to use them in a quilt. Sounds good to me. Ends the guilt!

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    Really cool!

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    Looks like you found some great goodies! Happy sewing!
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    Lots of UFOs! Good luck. Will wait to see finished projects!
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    I love the butterflies...

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