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Forum: Pictures
05-31-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 17,610
Posted By nanna-up-north

Another pretty block closer to your finish. Very...

Another pretty block closer to your finish. Very nice! Number 26 seemed out of place when I was making my blocks so I substituted one of the alternate blocks in its place. I think that 4-block set...
Forum: Main
05-31-2020, 03:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By nanna-up-north

I've made a few lone star quilts but I always...

I've made a few lone star quilts but I always used the same size diamonds to make the star. I would think it wouldn't matter what size you use, it's the angle that is the important part. Why not...
Forum: Pictures
05-30-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,150
Posted By nanna-up-north

Very nice.The lettering turned out great.

Very nice.The lettering turned out great.
Forum: Pictures
05-30-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,503
Posted By nanna-up-north

Haha! You're sweet. We really should try to get...

Haha! You're sweet. We really should try to get together if I come to Texas again next winter. I'd love to see your blocks in person. My husband is telling me I should hand quilt this one. I'm...
Forum: Pictures
05-30-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,503
Posted By nanna-up-north

Thanks, Sewing Senior. No sewing room here. I...

Thanks, Sewing Senior. No sewing room here. I have a corner near the kitchen overlooking the lake. It is really beautiful to sew while watching eagles overhead or loons on the lake. The guest...
Forum: Pictures
05-30-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,503
Posted By nanna-up-north

Thank you all for your continued encouragement. ...

Thank you all for your continued encouragement. I didn't think I could get this next row ready to attach it this quickly but I managed to sew it on today, yeah! Here it is. I didn't smooth it...
Forum: Pictures
05-30-2020, 03:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,817
Posted By nanna-up-north

i love civil war quilts and scrappies, too. So,...

i love civil war quilts and scrappies, too. So, you know I love your quilt, too. Great job!
Forum: Main
05-29-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,188
Posted By nanna-up-north

Mine aren't up to date either but I have a...

Mine aren't up to date either but I have a couple. One is several quilts I've made and the other is the Little Brown Bird blocks that I've appliqued. I guess I should get caught up. I'm putting...
Forum: Pictures
05-26-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 17,610
Posted By nanna-up-north

I know that the pattern calls for a 9" square but...

I know that the pattern calls for a 9" square but I cut mine 10". I figured that I could get 4 blocks across from selvage to selvage and I always like to have a little more fudge room. I'm glad...
Forum: Pictures
05-26-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 17,610
Posted By nanna-up-north

You are so smart to work on the HST strips while...

You are so smart to work on the HST strips while you're still working on the blocks. Those HST strips are really taking me a lot of time.

How are you doing yours? I'm doing them with paper...
Forum: Pictures
05-26-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,052
Posted By nanna-up-north

Very nice. Sorry about the retreats. I've had...

Very nice. Sorry about the retreats. I've had to cancel mine, too.
Forum: Pictures
05-26-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,503
Posted By nanna-up-north

Thank you all for your kind words. I sewed...

Thank you all for your kind words.

I sewed the next row of blocks on yesterday. It's actually starting to take shape. The middle row will take me a bit more time because there are 10 HST strips...
Forum: Pictures
05-24-2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,503
Posted By nanna-up-north

No, no, no, Sewing Senior. She's not right about...

No, no, no, Sewing Senior. She's not right about that. LBB is a beautiful quilt and a challenge. I wanted to make it because of how much I thought it was just beautiful but more because I needed...
Forum: Pictures
05-24-2020, 06:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,503
Posted By nanna-up-north

The slow crawl to finish the LBB

It's been a long haul to make Little Brown Bird. And, now that I've gotten the 40 blocks done I can start putting this monster together. It's a beautiful quilt but every step requires a lot of...
Forum: Pictures
05-24-2020, 06:02 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 17,610
Posted By nanna-up-north

I've been off the QB for a few weeks due to...

I've been off the QB for a few weeks due to moving from the winter house to the summer house so I've missed seeing all these gorgeous blocks you've been making. You still amaze me at how quickly...
Forum: Pictures
04-28-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 17,610
Posted By nanna-up-north

I haven't checked your posts for a few days. ...

I haven't checked your posts for a few days. Sorry. You are getting these done so quickly. I'm so impressed. We're in the middle of a move so won't be working on any of my LBB things for a week...
Forum: Pictures
04-13-2020, 03:50 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 17,610
Posted By nanna-up-north

Your 13 and 14 look fabulous. Yes, those tiny...

Your 13 and 14 look fabulous. Yes, those tiny flowers were a bit tedious, weren't they? But 3 looks nice. Actually, an odd number is always more pleasing to the eye.

1/3 done! Yeah. You are...
Forum: Pictures
04-12-2020, 05:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,965
Posted By nanna-up-north

The Big Guy says I should quilt it myself but I'm...

The Big Guy says I should quilt it myself but I'm leaning toward having Patti do it. She's amazing. I'm just a so-so quilter and this quilt will be my masterpiece, for sure.

Thanks for your...
Forum: Pictures
04-10-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,099
Posted By nanna-up-north

Thanks, SS. I do hope I didn't ruin it by machine...

Thanks, SS. I do hope I didn't ruin it by machine quilting it. I don't have the time to hand quilt.
Forum: Pictures
04-10-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,099
Posted By nanna-up-north

I got the first of the vintage quilts finished...

I got the first of the vintage quilts finished last week. Even with doing it on my LA, it took me 12 days to finish it and I was working about 3 hours a day.

There were 20 rows of 15 hexis so 300...
Forum: Pictures
04-10-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,827
Posted By nanna-up-north

I can totally understand your feeling that you're...

I can totally understand your feeling that you're done with it. But, you did a fabulous job.
Forum: Pictures
04-10-2020, 04:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,965
Posted By nanna-up-north

Thanks, everybody. Getting these blocks done has...

Thanks, everybody. Getting these blocks done has been a struggle and I'm so happy to get to this point. I will post my progress as I go, promise. I'm ready to get this finished but I know it will...
Forum: Pictures
04-09-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,965
Posted By nanna-up-north

And, Block # 40. Thanks for looking.

And, Block # 40. Thanks for looking.
Forum: Pictures
04-09-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,965
Posted By nanna-up-north

Block # 39

Block # 39
Forum: Pictures
04-09-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,965
Posted By nanna-up-north

Block # 38

Block # 38
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