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Monday, May 16, 2011

more signs of Spring

Hi everybody, I hope you're enjoying spring so far, it'll segue into summer before you know it!  I just happened to hear one spring-time ritual I had forgotten about being performed -- the annual Clean Up The Alley Day!
This is a shot looking into the alley behind my house, taken from my enclosed porch (also known as my computer/tv room!)  They did a decent job cleaning up the dead leaves and debris along the fence, but the rascals didn't clean beneath the bushes - which, in my opinion, should be cut back.

Oh well...

I made more blocks for my wickedly easy quilt, I now have about a dozen or so done, ready to be cross-cut into 7-1/2" strips --

according to the size I want to make, I'll need 30 blocks. 

It occurred to me that I need to cut more fabric before I sew too many more, so I won't have the same ones concentrated in the same area.  Here's a bunch I'll cut from to add more variety...

That's quite a pile!

I also have more I can pull from my stash.  I didn't realize I had so much Africa fabric!!  It's all good though.

Sew forth and sew on for now...


  1. That is the fun in making a quilt with one type of fabric. It makes you search through all of it and you find out how much you have.
    Spring is playing tricks in our area, 40 this morning. It doesn't make me want to do my porch pots yet.

  2. Linda, my motto is that you can never have too much African fabric. The blocks are coming along nicely. It is going to be a beautiful quilt. Penny

  3. Your quilt does look "wickedly easy"...great choice of fabric..

  4. Great fabric. Where do you buy most of your fabric?

  5. That is going to be some quilt when you get it together!


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