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‘Those who dwell in my heart quilt’

…thus far…whew…each heart takes about 2 days on and off hand paper piecing, some machine piecing, machine attaching the ribbons the hand embroidering the names (if you look close you’ll see my cursive abilities are a bit lacking) rest assured at least I can read the names lol…so far I’ve completed: Mom (Lavender/Green), Dad (plaids), Jim (Red/Black), Me (Orange/Green), Tabitha (Black/Pink), Jazmin (Purple/Black), Natalia (shades of teal w/ black & red heart),  Heidi (Retro Hippy w/ Beatles), Oliver (fun boy fabrics), Olivia (Pink/Grey), Stephermini (Shades of green), Companion Animals (Beastie Fabrics) and Samhain (Wild Halloween-ie)…I’ve 7 more to make…each heart will eventually be cut down to the size of the smallest one about 7”X8”…I think I’ll frame each with black to make each block pop more…think I’ll skip prairie points as this quilt will be busy enough…unless I go with a black border all around and black prairie points…definitely nothing definite just yet…The pattern was free from: http://www.paperpanache.com/guests/aheart.htm

September 16th 2011

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Comment by Jackie Orton on September 19, 2011 at 2:25am

Those are gorgeous blocks!  Thank you for the link.  It's on my 'someday' list!

Comment by Kathleen Maasberg on September 18, 2011 at 11:01pm
lovely blocks
Comment by Cat Lady--MO on September 18, 2011 at 3:27pm
These are so neat!
Comment by Carol Wadkins on September 18, 2011 at 10:01am

Loving it!! Wish I were that patient!


Comment by Carol Vickers/OH on September 17, 2011 at 7:20pm
Wonderful!  What a meaningful project!
Comment by B J Elder/WA on September 16, 2011 at 8:02pm
Each is so unique yet go together beautifully. What a treasure you are making.
Comment by Pam/NY on September 16, 2011 at 3:57pm
It's so you and will be even better when quilted!
Comment by Elaine-mom-nana-wife'iepoo on September 16, 2011 at 10:04am
7 more to go...Kaili Raven (Pink and Chocolate), Cass-Sully-Zoe (turquoise and cream, I think), Robyn-Neil (oy I can't remember...), Kris-Emma-Ella(hmmm left my list at home), Nicole-Jocelyn-(baby not born need to wait to know name)(Pastels), New Friends-Old friends(rainbow), and the signature block with a pink heart and different whites...7 more to go...
Comment by Janet/MO on September 16, 2011 at 10:02am
Those blocks are really pretty Elaine!  That sure will be a colorful quilt when you are finished.
Comment by Nancy George on September 16, 2011 at 9:55am

I love your blocks, the colors for each block are perfect.  You have a great eye for colors.  How many

more blocks do intend to make?  Keep up the good work, you should be very proud.

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