Thursday, June 14, 2012

Just Checking In

Just checking in here as I have been sewing but not so regularly lately. So here's the Swoon update. I have completed three more blocks. I just love making these blocks! Plus I am getting to re-visit favorite fabrics in this scrappy quilt. I guess that's why I like scrap quilts.


And my friend RaNae at Ewe Creek Cottage sent me a gift! For no particular reason other than she is a great person and very generous. Now, she's not a quilter from what I know but she sure puts together a great quilter's gift. Thanks RaNae! I love it. 



Other that that, I have been enjoying New Hampshire and it's great weather this time of year. We have been at our lake cottage quite a bit and are thoroughly enjoying the sailboat we bought this spring. The next blog post should be a before and after of what we did with the cottage after we bought it. Not that dramatic but it sure made a difference in how we feel about the place. So hope you are having some happy summer weather too! 

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8 comments:

  1. I love how you made the center of the bottom right block a 4 patch. Great looking blocks!

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  2. Hi I am not a quilter sewing is well I am a novice let me say that lol so I am glad u like your goodies. Your quilt blocks are soooooo beautiful I am so in awe.
    RaNae

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  3. I love those blocks to date. July I hit the states to visit the kids and I hear there is a camping trip to New Hampshire in the offing.

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  4. Your Swoon blocks are lovely. The different fabric choices almost make them look like different quilt block designs from each other. The first time you showed them, I had to look more closely. Really nice work!
    Happy summer at the cottage :-)

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  5. Your swoon quilt is keeping me swooning. Where did you get/find the pattern, I think I wouldn't mind trying that pattern out someday. What a lovely gift from your friend, for not being a quilter she sure did a great job picking out things!! How is your health? Hope you are well and enjoying summer. Big Hugs!

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  6. The Swoon blocks are coming along a treat. Look forward to the next batch. and what a wonderful gift bundle. Must be a lovely friend

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  7. Your quilts/crafts are so fantastic! It's so nice to find other quilters all around the world!
    http://quiltworld2.blogspot.fi/
    Hugs, Ulla (from Finland)

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  8. Chris, your quilt is wonderful! I have never been to NH, but my son's former girlfriend is from Manchester. I'd love to go back to the East Coast someday!

    Enjoy your summer and happy 4th.

    xo

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In glory I will stand,
A crown perhaps upon my head,
And a needle in my hand.