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Aren’t These Cute August 21, 2012

Posted by Pam in KC in Uncategorized.

Before Bonnie left for Bali, she announced the new Leader/Ender challenge.  Three inch spools.  I didn’t participate in last year’s bowties.  I’m not sure what I was working on at the time — maybe the log cabin blocks?  Anyway, yesterday I pulled out my 1 1/2″ strip boxes and cut the needed pieces for 8 blocks.  So far I’ve finished three working on the backing for Carolina Christmas.

Originally, I planned to use a blue and white 30’s print, but I needed at least another 1/2 yard.  I’m sure I could have stretched it enough to loaded the quilt top to bottom, but I want to load it sideways.

I dug through my orphan block box and found 7 leftover Carolina Christmas blocks.  Then I dug through the stash I found these four fabrics plus one more not shown.    I think it’s going to be a cute backing — once I fix the pink strips.



1. Mary C in WA - August 21, 2012

Yes they are cute, and if you turn them sideways they look like Bow ties. LOL Love the scrappy backing. Have fun quilting your Carolina Christmas.

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