Friday, June 19, 2009

The First Sixteen

I couldn't help it. I had to start sewing the nine patches together.
The First 16
Aren't they pretty?
I can hardly wait for the June blocks.
Oh, and there WILL be a July swap too. I think 48 blocks will make a really nice quilt.

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32 comments:

  1. YAY!!! I see MY block in there! :) How cool is THAT??? Glad to hear that we'll be doing another round in July!!! Can't wait to get my package!

    Tami

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  2. Good-- I'm glad I'm not the only impatient one! I've started sewing my blocks together for Amanda Jean's quiltalong.

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  3. I don't see my blocks - I was probably way too tame with my color choices. Gonna have to kick it up a notch!!

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  4. That is really neat. I hope I can get in on the next one!

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  5. love the 9-patches! I'm making one as well, and just have to get the white fabric for sashing and off I go! Love yours!

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  6. I see one of mine in there! :) It's actually one of my June blocks, but I don't see myself on the June block list yet. :)

    Elaine

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  7. They are looking so pretty all together! I am so excited about receiving them in the mail. One of mine are showing!

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  8. I have been hoping like crazy that we would do a July swap! Yay!! By the way, I got mine in the mail today, and they are beautiful! Thanks for all your hard work!

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  9. yay!! I was hoping we'd do a july swap. can't wait to seethe squares you sent- maybe tomorrow!!

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  10. Wow! They are so striking! Beautiful fabrics, what a great quilt this will be!

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  11. thank you for organizing this swap. I got my blocks in the mail today and it was a lot of fun.

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  12. I got my blocks today too! It was so fun to open them. I can't wait to sew mine together.

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  13. You go! I just got my blocks in the mail today and am super excited about them!!! They are all fabulous. Sign me up for July, for sure!!! :)

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  14. I received my blocks today and the sizes range from 6 inches to 6 3/4 inches with only three measuring in at 6 1/2 inches.

    I had planned to sash the blocks but as I am new to this I'm not sure how to do that with such a variation of sizes. Any tips or tricks that you can share to help me with this would be much appreciated.

    Thank you.

    jodie.marie
    at verizon.net


    *I've also posted this on the Flickr site http://www.flickr.com/groups/3by3/ in hopes other swappers can help.*

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  15. Hey Anina - I'm so glad you are up to continuing into July! Thanks. I recognize a block there and can't wait to see mine! Those look great!

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  16. Excellent - A third opportunity to get the 6.5" right! I'm entertaining a disappearing 9P sort of thing, maybe only some of the blocks, leaving others original. We'll See.

    JODI.MARIE - Maybe you can resew? Especially the larger ones will have enough fabric. I've done that with some block exchanges and been happy with the result.

    Aloha, Jo

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  17. wow. the fabrics glow, it's so wonderful.

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  18. They look teriffic!! I can hardly wait to get mine in the mail... maybe today! And I'm excited you're going to do a July swap as well.

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  19. It looks great! And Hooray for 3rd month!

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  20. Your 9 patches are beautiful, i love the colors you've selected! Can't wait to see it completed!

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  21. I got mine late last week. They all look lovely! Thanks for organizing this -- a third month sounds great.

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  22. they look great! i often have the urge to sew some parts together just to feel like i'm getting somewhere!

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  23. Good for you! I love the white sashing, which really makes each fabric pop.

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  24. they are SO PRETTY! i love how the white makes the blocks pop.

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  25. I'm in for another month! Thanks!

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  26. I love how they look!! I received my blocks in the mail on Friday. I am glad to hear that there will be a July swap. I too was going to add a sashing to mine!!!

    Thanks for all the hard work!!

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  27. How fun! I love how you can see everyone's different taste in each individual block. Can't wait to see the finished product!

    P.S. Love your blog by the way!

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  28. Yea! My envelope completed its swim from Washington to Hawaii yesterday and are those blocks fun. I am most amazed at the variety of what is medium and dark in peoples' minds and stashes. Looking forward to what comes in the next mailings.

    Aloha, Jo

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  29. SO beautiful!!!
    Is your sashing cut 2/5"?

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