Wednesday, 2 November 2016

UFO update


Finally I can report some progress on UFOs.  I have been picking away on projects but it didn’t really feel like I was getting very far.  I worked on blocks for Allietare during a retreat I participated in back in September but hadn’t gotten the setting triangle pieces finished. I was also working on a Smokey Mountain Stars trying to get all 97 of the neutral block with double flipping corners. They seemed to be taking forever. Annnd I also worked on a Stepping Stones and Bricks while on retreat.
The Bricks and Stepping Stones top was assembled relatively fast since I had the stepping stone 4-patches all together.  And making it even more fun, another retreater brought her bin of 3.5’’ bricks for me to play with. Now that I have it together, I’m thinking it needs another row or two or maybe a large outer border.
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Good progress happened with Smokey Mountain Stars after I got Bonnie’s new ruler set. The bonus buddy ruler made all those flippy corners just fly through my machine. So they are all stacked waiting for a turn on the design wall.
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And the reason they have to wait their turn is the best news today. I have all the pieces for Allietare done and have started to assemble.
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happy dancing all over the place.  I was whining and moaning about not having a design wall to get these blocks in order when I suddenly realized. My closet doors when closed make a blank solid wall. If I hung the new Fons and Porter wall I had by command strip hooks …. and sure enough it worked.
Now to link up with Jo over at the Country Junction and see what everyone else has done.

6 comments:

  1. Looks like you are making good progress on your Bonnie projects.
    Terry

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  2. Congratulations on getting Allietare to the assembly stage! Great idea for your design wall.

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    1. Thanks, I didn't realize how much I used mine until it was gone

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  3. oh wonderful progress on your quilts - Are you ready for the new mystery - I can't wait

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    1. Thanks, almost ready, need to find some greens

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