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Shoreline, CT, United States
I would love for you to join me (a retired senior)in my zany crafting adventures with quilting (waaaaay too much fabric); scrapbooking (will I ever catch up?); redwork; counted cross stitch; crossword puzzles; reading; and cooking.

Saturday, October 26, 2019

LES BELLE DAMES DEUX

                                        REMEMBER ME?  
                                My first 6 Crazy Quilt blocks.
                              sewn together into a wall hanging...

Well, I've undearthed the next 5 blocks that I had prepped....

                        Here they are ready to be embellished...

                 I have chosen this "belle dame" to work on first:
                  I am trying to learn the "cretan stitch" on these blocks..

                 Here is my first "stab" (hahhaa) at it....with a few little
                                   french knots added ....
                                                 A N D 
I will also be adding bits and bobs of lace and buttons...as I go....

                           This block will be my tv time sewing ....

                             Using my new sewing pillow that I made a few
                               weeks ago to rest my work on.....
                                     Along with that constant cuppa tea...at my side....
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My Autumn Snowballs quilt is tabled for today (on the dining table actually)--
as I awoke this morning with a digestive disturbance
and am not up to par...;000
So I don't figure it's a good idea to be hauling it
through Helga feeling like this....
I guess this bug is still hanging on--so another resting day....

I hope you are all having a great weekend...hugs, Julierose La blageuse
("still crazee after all these years" -euse)



11 comments:

  1. Your stitching looks great. It doesn't look like you're learning the stitch. It looks like you have already mastered it. I've never done a craxy quilt, I think it would be soothing and fun. Hope you start feeling better soon.

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  2. I can see many happy stitching hours in your future!

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  3. One of these is on my bucket list too. So pretty and nice stitching there girl

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  4. The first one you showed is fantastic so I know the second one will be. Hope you feel better.

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  5. Enjoy your slow stitching. Hope you feel better.

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  6. Lovely work.
    I learnt a lot about crazy course with this FREE online course ... http://www.shawkl.com/p/crazy-quilt-courses.html

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  7. I like Crazy Quilt, but not so much the really frau frau pieces. Once I got templates, those stitches came much easier. Your work is lovely.
    xx, Carol

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  8. Love the crazy blocks, yep get those out and get busy. Hope you are feeling better soon.

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  9. Yummy colors you used in the crazy quilt! Thanks for sharing it with us.
    Hugs

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  10. Your crazy blocks are exceptional, esp after they re embellished! I love the sewing pillow---actually the only time I ever made crazy blocks I made them into sewing pillows, gifts for friends.

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