Monday, November 2, 2015

The Farmer's Wife 1930s Sampler Start


Can you believe it is NOVEMBER 2??

Where does the time go??

I was cutting grass yesterday 
and
 realized it was November...

I promptly put the lawnmower away FOR THE WINTER!!

What the heck....
cutting grass in November in Saskatchewan?????

This is what I should be doing more off...


I have to say these 6" blocks are not for the faint of heart


A trillion little pieces in 6x6"

These take patience. 



I am using scraps from my Sedona Star Quilt


Batiks in Blues and Browns


And a side order of Western Kick....


Is there a thing called Western Batiks???


These blocks are picked randomly on the Gnome Angel Blog 


a couple each week


 But like the crazy fools we are.... 


Tracey Holzer and I are going to try to finish this 


for June when our guild plans to have a show!!!




I think I am 1/3 done the 99 blocks


I know Tracey is 33 percent done!!





Some of these stupid little blocks have taken 2 to 3 hours



C-R-A-Z-Y!!!
















I started working on the block named Tracey tonight



As I told Tracey... she is a complicated woman!!


All I can say is...

It's a darn good thing there is not a block named Christa

Hoping the snow goes north!!
Christa

Ps. if you're coffee is still warm,
 be sure to hop over to The Block Party to see Tracey's progress!!






3 comments:

  1. Just beautiful, Christa. Its nice to have a partner in crime in this for sure!!! My favourites are Aimee and Blossom of yours and also the fussy cutting and placement of Ann. Keep up the great work!!

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  2. You are a very patient woman to accomplish this and your're painting a lovely picture. I don't work with batiks much and have little in my stash but you have used them very effectively here.

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