Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Month 5 Sweet Land of Liberty

My blocks this month are super primitive! I'm just rolling with it. It will be such a busy quilt that these blocks will fit right in! LOL 


Here's the log house. It will measure 9 1/2" square unfinished. You will see in the photo below we add a 
1 1/2"x 9 1/2" strip to the bottom. 
Also we will be adding 3 pieces to the top. You will cut these 3 1/2"x 4 1/2". 
The tin man and three girls are what is in Cheri's quilt and pattern. I had just made that tin man in my ABC quilt so I opted for girls from Cheri's "Golly Gee" quilt. (pattern in her facebook group files) I drew and sewed  mine to be 6" finished! What a hoot they are! Skinny legs, crooked necks, heads on shoulders! LOL
Cut the sashing 1 1/4". I made my outside border a little wider than that then trimmed to complete block to 14 1/2" square (unfinished size)

I actually redid them and haven't had a chance to add the sashing yet. 
We are making 4 more economy patch blocks that finish at 4".
And 4 more flying geese that, unfinished, will measure 4 1/2"x 2 1/2'

Here is the house with the 3 pieced backgrounds above it and 3 stars.

Here are Denise's super sweet amazing blocks!



So this is the May blocks. It's coming along nicely!!

Lori

10 comments:

  1. On to month 5, I'm excited to begin. This month looks like it won't take as much time so maybe I can catch up on a few of the pieces from previous months. Thanks.

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  2. Thank-you!!! Looking forward to making these cute blocks.

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  3. I like that Statue of Liberty fabric.

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  4. I've been patiently waiting for these instructions. I like that Statue of Liberty fabric also. Cute. The green really pops on Denise's blocks. Getting started today. Thanks for all you do.

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  5. Just gorgeous blocks, ladies...I love them!!

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  6. Great blocks from each of you. I love that Denise's girls are holding hands--kind of. :)

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  7. These look fun--I am in various stages of completion with my blocks so have not posted. Thanks for doing this Lori. I find myself drawn to working on this when I should be finishing other projects or working (ugh)

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  8. Hi Lori you have me inspired to restart this quilt and had the pattern. In February 2008 I posted about starting it http://karrinscrazyworld.blogspot.com/2008/02/sweet-land-of-liberty.html I spent all day yesterday tearing apart my sewing room looking for it. I seem to remember loaning it to someone but forgot who. So I guess I will be going back and getting your measurements for the blocks. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  9. Adorable Lori! Thanks for the instructions and inspiration....I am a bit behind but loving every minute I get with this quilt. Happy Sewing :0)

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  10. Love them all. Happy Friday.

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