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Easiest Summer Projects EVER!

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Easiest Summer Projects EVER!

It's Memorial Weekend and you know what that means! 
The start of summer which typically means the sewing machine
slows down a bit or time with your machine isn't as long or often.
Don't worry! 
We have the BEST summer projects ever
for you to work on at your leisure or when time allows.

The Black Rosette Panel Quilt (featured above)

is the...

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Block 12: 9-Patch Star Block

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It's my turn on the Riley Blake Designs Block Challenge #rbdblockchallenge and in an earlier blog post I asked if anyone had any guesses on what my block would consist of.  A couple of you guessed a star or a pinwheel.

For those of you who guessed star - you are correct!  Stars are truly my favorite block element for a quilt followed not too far behind by the pinwheel.

As some of you may know, I was absent here on my blog for the last (3) blocks due to Covid-19.  I plan on writing a blog post later this week...

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Block 8: Butterfly Block

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Block 8:  Butterfly Block

Timing is everything right?
The timing, with spring's arrival, could not be more appropriate than to have the Butterfly Block by Elea Lutz arrive this week for the RBD Block Challenge!
Butterflies will be gracing our gardens soon!  Oh I can't wait!

Butterflies are Elea's favorite little creatures - so cheerful and sweet!

I could NOT agree more!  

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Did You See This?

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Did You See This?

I had a pleasant surprise arrive this past Monday from American Patchwork and Quilting Magazine . . . . . .

Yep - that's MY quilt on the COVER of APQ's magazine!!!!  I had no idea!  What an unexpected and wonderful surprise!

Just like the quilt's name, the sheer surprise and delight spun me around with glee!

It took my army of quilting friends though to make this quilt come to life and grace the cover of American Patchwork and Quilting magazine!

Lisa Garber, who I introduced you to

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Block 7: Reach for the Stars!

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Block 7:  Reach for the Stars!

Hi There!  How was your "spring break"?  Did you get all caught up on your 6 RBD Challenge Blocks?  If not, no worries!  Remember you get the last week of every month to catch up!

We're almost at the half way point and I love seeing what you guys are creating - lots of creativity going on which is so fun to see!

Remember!!  ADD #RBDblockchallenge to all your Instagram posts AND if you haven't joined the Facebook Group, you can do so here!  There's over 1800 quilters participating and following...

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