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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.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

TWO MORE SWEET 16 PATCHES

                                                  Two Jelly Roll 16-Patches Squared

I have five prepped up now ready to be sewn: Since Each pair of strips makes two 
large blocks that will make 10 more; 
they measure up to around 13" when boxed in....

                   I think I have used up all of my soft, light green fat quarters
                                          for the triangle corners...
                              So these may be the last ones I make...
                   I do have quite a few strips left--and they are all very light...

This older jelly roll was Three Sisters by Moda...I think it is so pretty...and it had
been in my stash for quite a while....
so I am very happy to be using it up ;)))

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We had a beautiful sunny day here, after our morning fog burned off--
but now that cool ocean breeze has come up once again, so we have
moved in off our deck...and I have put on my fleece!!!;000

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Will you be watching the manned Space Launch at 4:30 this afternoon???
We are so looking forward to watching...actually something on tv worth
seeing for a change...

~ ~ ~ waving from afar Julierose, La Blageuse 
(fingers crossed for a safe launch-euse)




14 comments:

  1. Your blocks are gorgeous! I just love the color of the fabrics you used. I'm looking forward to watching the launch, too. Enjoy!

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  2. No I won't be watching TV this after noon. I've got too much real stuff to do. I catch up on news topics a couple days after the fact. I'm not into being force fed conjecture, and hysteria by main stream media.
    Great progress on your 16 blocks.
    I saw some amazing liberated 16 blocks by Jill who blogs at thepieladyquilts.
    We're having hot weather today.

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  3. It feels so good to use up something that has been waiting for it's turn for a while. I have a jelly roll of an old old old Fig tree line that would thrill me to use it. I still like it, so pretty. I love your use of the soft green.

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  4. Love your 16 patch in a square. Guess we get another day of tv to watch for that launch on Saturday (or Sunday... got to love Florida weather!).

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  5. I'm sorry I missed the shuttle launch, it is uplifting and exciting to see something like that for a change.

    Your blocks are beautiful, as always, very ''you''.

    love

    lizzy waving back thru the dense fog

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  6. I don't think you could ever be bored because you're working on so many great projects! I keep eyeing jelly rolls and wishful thinking about a hexxie quilt and then I remember that I have the attention span of a gnat and it would quite simply be a waste of a lot of money.

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  7. Such soft, pretty colors in those blocks. How lovely to be able to sit on your deck and feel the ocean breeze! We are having a lovely day here, after a few days of much rain.

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  8. Those 16 patch blocks are so pretty, I love the fabrics. We had terrible lightning storms yesterday afternoon so I wasn't surprised with the launch was scrubbed. Hoping it goes well on Saturday. We will be watching from the patio.

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  9. Your fabrics are so pretty! The 16 patches look great! Too bad the launch got delayed. I hope you watch it Saturday!

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  10. Gorgeous fabrics and your blocks look awesome.

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  11. Your 16 patch squares are multiplying nicely!

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  12. Those are great blocks!

    I didn't know anything about the space launch, although I see from googling that it was delayed anyway. I wonder why I hadn't seen it mentioned in the media here? Maybe I jsut wasn't paying attention.

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  13. Your choice of fabrics is fantastic, so elegant! Love seeing this project come together. Truly eye candy!!! Have a great week!

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