Waiting In The Wings

Friday, April 15, 2016

Barns and Gypsies

Let's begin with this


Build a Barn
by Julie Sefton
who blogs at
Me and My Quilts - Exploring the Possibilities

My copy arrived here in Auckland, New Zealand after
a lovely trip with a few stops along the way!
I checked the tracking site daily - three different stops in Tennessee,
three in Florida and lo and behold a night in Taiwan, so this is
a well travelled book indeed.

It's a beauty, and later this evening I shall be sitting and reading!
Congratulations Julie!

Next stop - Gypsy Wife


part of Section 3 in the making, there are two more
blocks, 10" and a 9" (thank goodness) to add to this and then on to
Section 4.

Such an enjoyable quilt to be making but patience is needed - and a 
seam ripper!

For some easy stitching I've been sewing tumblers into pairs


these were begun as a leader/ender project but I'm just pushing
them through now whenever I can!

Another RSC 2016 coming up this weekend, see you then.

8 comments:

  1. Imagine if that book could talk! Happy weekend.

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  2. And the gypsy wife quilt is enjoyable for me too...that is, watching you make yours. Beautiful!

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  3. I'm enjoying your gypsy, too! All that color just makes me smile! (I bought my first two Kaffe fat quarters the other day, inspired by you.) 8)

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  4. You have a mixed combo going on! Our mail service takes a very round about way to anywhere. The gypsy looks good....know you are glad for a few larger blocks. Glad you are including some solids for a place for the eye to rest.

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  5. Very 'gypsy' looking, I love that vertical strip fabric L)hand end!

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  6. I like the little bits of really deep blue and purple in the Gypsy Wife block. My copy of Julie's book has arrived too - doesn't it look great!

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  7. You have several interesting projects lined up - as usual. Enjoy!

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  8. Great projects... I love everything "gypsy"!

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