Friday, December 3, 2010

Progress Report

The latest blocks for my 1880 sampler quilt! 
 Block #8 was a challenge to draft, but not all that bad to make.
Yeah, right?!?!
Doreen, from Aunt Reen's Place, is my historian for the quilt.
She is working on her license as a quilt appraiser and has kindly offered to identify the blocks and give me a little info on each one. 
Block #7 is Cross in a Square.
The name becomes apparent if you turn it on point and squint.

Otherwise, I continue to work on my applique quilt, determined to have it done by the end of January so I can enter it in the AQG show. 
Also trying to get in the holiday spirit. Experiencing a little 'Bah humbug' this year. 
Sunday afternoon, my small scale quilt group has our final gathering of the year.
I know there will be lots of inspiration and temptation to share with you all.


  1. I'm getting so excited about the quilt-along for this quilt!! I've sorta set a goal to work on several scrappy quilts, and this is one of them. Thanks for providing what we need to do it!
    Mary Lou

  2. Enjoying those sampler blocks and will start thinking about fabric choices. Can't rush these things.

  3. Cheryl, those small little blocks are just sooo beautiful.
    Have a nice weekend, my friend :-).
    Greetings from

  4. Your blocks are coming along nicely. It is going to be fun to watch this quilt grow.


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