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New Quilt Blocks

A really nice weekend here. A combination of time with extended family Friday night and Sunday night and a Saturday with next to nothing on the calendar (SO rare) made for a perfect combination.  Since our Saturday was not as crazy as usual, I forced myself to get out into the yard and clip back all my dying flowers (I’m so sick of yard work by this time of year.) But that evening I also had time to work on tidying-up my sewing room (made even better by watching Anne of Green Gables with my 11-yr-old) and catching up on some quilt blocks.

These blocks are part of the Bloggers Block of the Month from Canton Village Quilt Works. I contributed a block back in February. You can see my last round of activity here.  I haven’t made any all summer, so it felt good to catch up! The block above is month Block 9 by Cabbage Quilts.

And here they are so far. The blocks have a finished measurement of 8″.  Tomorrow block 13 will be divulged and then next month Jackie will share her assembly of all the blocks. I love seeing the different versions of the same block – it’s cool to see the different personalities they assume, depending on the fabrics, colors, etc.  One of my favorite parts of quilting – the endless possibilities.

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    Ruth
    September 24, 2012 at 1:03 pm

    The blocks are so pretty!<br />I&#39;m a City Quilter fan, also. Lucky for me, I can take the train into NYC and just walk a few blocks. I&#39;m spoiled!

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    IzzyR
    September 24, 2012 at 1:32 pm

    They are so cheerful your blocks!! I loved watching Avonlea , do you remember Road to Avonlea? Prince Edward Island ahaahhhhh ! πŸ™‚ Lovely blocks..

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    Jennifer
    September 24, 2012 at 2:48 pm

    Cute blocks!! And I love Anne of Green Gables… Chaney and I are reading it together right now. <br /><br />Jennifer πŸ™‚

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    Cathy
    September 24, 2012 at 2:52 pm

    Love your blocks, so fresh and pretty! Haven&#39;t seen Anne for years, much rewatch it with my baby girl!!

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    Cathy
    September 24, 2012 at 2:53 pm

    Love your blocks, so fresh and pretty! Haven&#39;t seen Anne for years, much rewatch it with my baby girl!!

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    trish
    September 24, 2012 at 3:55 pm

    It sounds like you had a perfect weekend.<br />It is finally cooling enough that I can work on our property.<br />It seems I spend every waken moment out there. :0)<br />Your blocks are so sweet. I love your color combinations!!<br />Have a great week. Love ya! Trish<br />ps. Anne of Green Gables is one of my very favorite movies!!<br />Since my middle name is spelled &quot;Anne&quot;, Woody

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    Kristie
    September 24, 2012 at 4:08 pm

    Great blocks! And I love Anne of Green Gables, just picked up the box set at Costco and plan to give it to my girls for Christmas!

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    Nanette Merrill
    September 24, 2012 at 4:34 pm

    With your fabric choices, those blocks are perfect. I wish they were mine.

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    nancy b.
    September 24, 2012 at 5:43 pm

    These are just beautiful, love the different blocks, the lovely fabrics and how you&#39;ve combinded them. I agree about the yard work…hard to stay motivated, especially now that the leaves have started to drift down over everything…much more fun to make quilt blocks!

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    Rachel Booth
    September 24, 2012 at 6:49 pm

    Beautiful blocks!! I love Anne of Green Gables, too!! !:)

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    Sheila
    September 24, 2012 at 8:26 pm

    Oh how I love these blocks. I wish I had done this sew along, too.<br />I loved Anne of Green Gables!!!!

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    vintage grey
    September 24, 2012 at 10:58 pm

    So sweet are these blocks Amy!! Love the strawberry fabrics!! xo Heather

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    Michele
    September 25, 2012 at 4:28 am

    Very pretty. I like both your versions and jackie&#39;s version. It will be great to see how they both finish.

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    Katy Cameron
    September 25, 2012 at 6:20 am

    Looking good :o) Glad you had time to catch up a bit

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    Pat
    September 25, 2012 at 7:17 am

    Pretty blocks! Laughing about your garden work – by this time of year all I want that stuff to do is DIE and go away. πŸ˜€

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    Thimbleanna
    September 25, 2012 at 10:25 am

    They&#39;re beautiful Amy! These are my favorite set — your fabric choices are perfect!

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    Jennifer Diane
    September 25, 2012 at 1:43 pm

    Really pretty…

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    UBee
    November 6, 2012 at 11:45 am

    Absolutely gorgeous!! Those tiny alphabet letters are divine! Do you know the name of hte line/manufacturer or where I could find some? Thanks!

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