Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Farmer's Wife—Week 7

This week's blocks for the Farmer's Wife Quilt-Along were pretty easy, so I decided to slip in an extra one (out of order! gasp!). I know I'll be missing at least one week in August, maybe even more than one, so it's nice to be able to work a little ahead right now.

Checkerboard: I'm loving how this one turned out with the darker green background. I had originally planned to use the light green gingham, but realized there wasn't enough contrast with some of the prints and changed my plan.

Calico Puzzle

Buzzard's Roost: I'm not a huge fan of this block in general, but I guess it's okay in these fabrics.

Seventeen done now! I'm hoping to do another extra one next week, which means I can miss a week in August and still be on track.

19 comments:

  1. They look super. I really like the colors you are using.

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  2. Love that checkerboard block, Lee! They all look great though!

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  3. LOVE the checkerboard!! And the other two are awesome!! All of these blocks look wonderful! Are you going to sew the quilt on point?

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  4. The green in the checkerboard block is perfect! They all look great together.

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  5. You're right, that green was a smart choice. Your blocks are looking remarkably cohesive as a group. Well done!

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  6. Lovely blocks... they all look great together!

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  7. Those are great! I love the mixture of geometrics in the Checkerboard block.

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  8. Oh, I love that green you used for the background of your checkerboard block!!! Definitely kicks my boring checkerboard's behind :) I love how all of your blocks are looking together - you clearly put lots of thought into your fabric choices because they all mesh so well!

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  9. I love the floral pattern in the buzzards roost! I have some of that and think it is so pretty. I love your color scheme for this quilt. It's quite lovely.

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  10. oh I love the checkerboard block! These all look great, but especially love the checkerboard one!

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  11. The Checkerboard block is great. And they all look so great together!

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  12. Lucky week 7. I LOVE these blocks! What great colors.

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  13. gonna be a really great quilt :-)

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  14. Your blocks are great! I am so eager to try some of these. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  15. I love the blocks. Thanks to you, I have bought the book and started on the QAL. I have a lot of catch up to do. Right now, I have 5 blocks done, but all the templates from 1-50 printed, glued onto template plastic and cut out. Tonight, I have the dining room table again, so I will be able to cut some of the fabric out.

    Thank you for being such an inspiration!!!!

    Peggy

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  16. That green block is too cute! I'm enjoying watching your pieces come together. Very nice.

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  17. Your blocks are so bright and refreshing!

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