Miss Susan

More Blocks for The Farmer's Wife Sampler Quilt

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I've been reading the letters in the book and am enjoying them. The style of writing was quite different in the 1920's.

Last week, I finished Block 10, Bowtie. Lots of dolka dots. :) The pattern calls for piecing the center from four triangles, which I did; however, in English paper piecing, the center is a square. I can't help but look at blocks and break them down for English paper piecing.

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I finished Block 5, Bat Wing, yesterday. I struggled with the colors. The red is more tomato colored then I thought when I bought it. I call this my grilled cheese sandwich with tomato soup. :) I'm pleased with how my points meet.

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And my five completed blocks thus far.
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I'm excited that I've been able to finish this many. I'm struggling with fabric and color choice as well as execution, but, I'm having fun. Well, when I'm not cursing. :lol My class meets next Tuesday, so I will get patterns for the next ten blocks.
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