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And this is what I ended up with. . .

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Which, truthfully, isn't what I planned to make.  And it really isn't that crooked either.  So this is from the Tiny Town version of the Full House Schnibbles.

Pieces

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Started cutting last night-I'm hoping to make the Tiny Town ed of the Full House Schnibbles.  Cut up all these little pieces-and my index finger on my left hand!  At least I didn't bleed on the fabric.

Ready for quilting

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Final border is on and the binding is made.  Now to quilt this one.  And the Sparkle Plenty.  And the 12 Days of Christmas.

Hmmm.  I have a lot of quilting to do!


12 Days of Christmas Quilt

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Well, I could not help myself.  I kept seeing all of the 12 Days of Christmas quilts from the Temecula Quilt Shop blog .  These little quilts are just so cute.  

Originally I had planned to make one using Jo Morton's Crimson Bouquet line-golds, greens, reds so it would be a Christmas quilt.  But instead I decided to use browns and pinks for a more Valentine-y quilt.

Here is my little top.  I just finished it last night.  It's not quilted and it's a little larger than I thought it would be.  There's also some errors in it but who cares?


it's a top!

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Quadrant 3

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Finished quad 3 last night.  Only had to rip a couple of seams and I only stopped because I was tired and started making mistakes.  I really hope I can finish this top tonight!  I would love to have it quilted by Monday and finished so I can see it on the wall and see if it measures up to my  imagination.

quad 1 & 2

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Halfway there!  I did rip out part of quad 1.  A couple of times actually as I kept sewing it the wrong way. I did much better following my layout on quad 2.  I only ripped out one seam that was really bugging me.

I'm pleased with how it is looking!  I really love this pattern.

Quadrant 1

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Stitched this up on my Featherweight (!) last night.  I had to rip it out a couple times and darned if there isn't still a mistake in there!  When I put it away last night I said to myself -it's fine, you can live with it. 

 Well, no I can't.  See there are two places where identical squares are either adjacent or touching.  So tonight I rip it out again and hopefully the material can stand it one more time!


sparkle plenty

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Am still working on the Sparkle Plenty quilt.  That's 144 squares up there.  But you can kind of see where I am going.