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Saturday, May 10, 2014

Quilting THE QUILT

Hi there fellow Janiacs,
I haven't been on here for quite some time!! I finished the quilt top last year and have had it in the 'Too Hard' pile ever since. I have had it basted and now face the task of hand quilting!!!! I am not sure where to start - except probably in the middle!!
Does anyone know where to find the actual quilting design? There are no tips or instructions in the book.
Many thanks,
Julianne.

Thursday, January 30, 2014


A-1 Pinwheel Gone Awry

I printed the foundation pattern from the Dear Jane program, but mine is reversed.  I guess I was suppose to print out the mirror image.  I'm sticking with this version.

Thursday, January 23, 2014

C-1 Trooper Green's Badge

 
C-1 Trooper Green's Badge
 
Finally made it to number 10....giggle.
 
Everyone have a great weekend.
 
 
 
 

Thursday, January 2, 2014

A new year, some new blocks.

The holidays proofed a usefull time.
I made 4 new bocks and drew 4 more,
I hope to finish the blocks this year, I have to keep up with my bee!




 
The second one I will make again, my husband doesn't like it, and me neither.
 
 

Friday, October 25, 2013

C-8 Hani's Crown

 
C-8 Hani's Crown
 
I can't believe the last Dear Jane I made was in June 2011.
Boy does time fly.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

some new blocks

At last I can show you three more blocks.



Blocks A12, J1,J11

I hope to show you more very soon!

Friday, September 20, 2013

Jane's Addicted at 20%... ish.

This is what 20% looks like. I got so I had to see how my layout design was shaping up before I went any further. 

I'm arranging mine in a 'Trip Around the World' but with the blocks reorganized by motif. 

1) center crossroads (green - 1)
2) stars (yellow - 4)
3) misc circles (8)
4) appliqué (red - 12)
5) misc. (violet - 16)
6) misc. (20)
7) diamonds (blue - 24)

I won't get into all the hairy details here but there's also a giant "X" in the works and an homage to the elements. 


Couldn't quite get the whole shot - big quilt! And gee, wouldn't you think I could have ironed that dumb sheet before I tediously inserted about 100 pins?!