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    Quilt Along- In the Leafy Treetops

    ~IN THE LEAFY TREETOPS~ Materials needed: 8 fat quarters or 9 1/2 X9 1/2 inch squares of something inbetween the color screamers and the lights. Something with just enough pattern –but not too much now. something like these: 4-6 fat quarters of LIGHT fabric. One with a bit of print, but they aren’t screaming color at you. 6 fat quarters…

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    Quilt Along- In the Leafy Treetops

    In the Leafy Treetops Day 5 STITCHING—- This is the fun part isn’t it? The one where if the top looks a bit funny, you can fix it by adding some stitching. –cranky quilt soooo had a cranky block, but after quilting—not cranky! I love adding the quilting. It isn’t quite finished until all the thread work gets on. So…

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    Quilt Along- In the Leafy Treetops

    In the Leafy Treetops Day 4 Today you will be cutting the leaves, branches, and birds.—- Fabric review: LEAVES: I used 3 different fabrics for the leaves. There are 5 big leaves and 13 smaller leaves. My big leaves are made with one fabric and the smaller ones have 2 different fabrics. You can use fat quarters for these. or…

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    Quilt Along- In the Leafy Treetops

    In the Leafy Treetops Day 3 Has everyone recovered from the mistakes of yesterday? ugghh. i must not dwell though. we are all good at figuring things out aren’t we? so did you fix it? how? did it go ok? survive? have you forgiven me? will you continue on? To help you out on the confusing sizes i did…..here are…

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    Quilt Along- In the Leafy Treetops

    In the Leafy Treetops Day 2 How is everything going girls? Everyone all cut out and ready for day 2? …..sure you are…right? Well, here we go. We will be SEWING!!! yay for needle and thread!! You will need to gather up all those squares and get them ready to make some blocks together.You will be using 4 light patterned…

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    Quilt Along- In the Leafy Treetops

    Thanks for coming and joining, sewing, quilting or watching, reading the quilt a long —-IN THE LEAFY TREETOPS **If you are going to play along you can post pictures on the flickr group. We would all love the see the new quilts being designed and sewn. **For your supply list click here. I FORGOT SOMETHING THOUGH___UUUUGGGGHH.I forgot to add that…

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    Cranky Rail Fence Block

    Rail Fence Quilt Block – Cranky Quilt Make 6 total blocks. **I added a spacer between the blocks. You could probably make 7 and have no spacers** Finished size: 9 inch X 9 inch 1) Cut random pieces out of your fabrics into strips. The strips need to be at least 7 inches long…you can add pieces to get this…

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    In the leafy treetops…

    The birds sing good morning. I Was led to while she naps from pillipilli. She is having a making along. Of course i have to give it a try. Who isn’t up for a little challenge? of course i would be–when i should be doing other good stuff. Why not try and pack it all in? Why not do something…