Tuesday, March 21, 2017

BASKET CASE--

 well--
I had one more block to do on the old ufo --Pick 16--to make--
and I looked and looked and finally decided on a basket block--
the little one with 4 baskets on it--
and in making that block this morning--
all I could think about was--
"I am going to be my own 'basket case' by the time--
I figure this one and get it stitched!!!!"
But it is finally done and added to the other 12 blocks--
and here is block 11 that I made yesterday--

and I only need 12 blocks for what I am doing with this quilt--
Here is all 12 blocks now--
and here is my pile of the 9-patches so far--
I might be half way done with these--
these have been good leaders and enders while sewing the other blocks--
The next step is making the 12 blocks larger --
and trying to figure out which fabrics to use to do that --
as I can't get any more of this line--????????

I also got the wool block finished for the row by row--
these blocks look simple--but there is alot of detail stitching on them--

And remember the little pile of 4 patches that I did with the mini charm packs--
that I also had used as leaders and enders??
well--they are now all sewed together into a top--
now to decide how I want to finish this one?????

Soooo--I have been busy--
I even got  a whole book read and half of another one this week--
now that is really good for me!!!




I am on 'duty' this week as the Night Angel--so that does take some time up for me--
but--luckily--it is  only one week, a month--and guess who gets Easter week end to work???

Me--that's who (wait a minute--didn't I do Christmas??!!!)

       ENJOY THE MOMENTS-DIANE
Ohhhhh--would I love some pizza tonight!!!!!

6 comments:

  1. Basket case? I thought you were posting about me for a minute! lol Love that pink quilt that goes into red! It looks a little shabby chic...which I love! Thank you sweet friend for your prayers. Hugs, Diane

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  2. Your blocks look really pretty together,but the 11th one looks very complicated. You did a great job making it.I love the baskets.

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  3. Love your 12 blocks, they are going to look so pretty all put together in a quilt.. what is a Night Angel? xx

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  4. You have gotten a lot accomplished. Well done. They are all awesome. With all the extra hours I have at work this week, I have only managed to read a couple of pages before falling asleep. And thank goodness for frozen pizza!!!
    L,A-

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  5. You know I LOVE the basket block! I'll be making a similar block soon. And I have a small quilt with the yellows and pinks hanging on my bedroom wall. Great minds really do think alike. Although your fingers and mind work much faster than mine!!

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  6. Very pretty blocks. Looks like you've gotten some pretty stitching done this week.

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