Snowflakes in August and Updates

Today I got notice that my Whole cloth Quilts have been accepted for the AQS show in Des Moines Oct 1-4

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And a few new things

First I got the Interplay quilt blocks sewn together.

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and pin basted ready for hand quilting.

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More on the hand quilting soon.

And I started layout on a new whole cloth quilt.

Of all the blog posts I have done The post about making snowflakes has been the most popular.

In that post I included a pattern to make this snowflake

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Looking am blogs site stats I see that I  am still getting several view per day of this thanks to Pinterest.

I decided that since I already designed the snowflake and it is a popular design, I should use it in a quilt.

I am no fan of applique….so I am not going to try to do that…it will be done as a whole cloth quilt.

I cut a stencil of the design to trace it onto the cloth

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and used a blue clover wash away marker .

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I am now in the process of adding more detail.

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More on this as it develops.

Here are a few more snowflakes I have made (click pictures to enlarge)

It seems early to be thinking about a Christmas quilt but It really isn’t far off 😦

Happy Quilting

Tim