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Sunday, May 28, 2017

300 pins

We spent part of yesterday blocking my Free Spirit Artisan Fabric Challenge quilt. Approximately 300 pins are holding it in place to dry into a nice square quilt with mostly straight borders. Does this mean I'm done with it? No, lots more to do. The entry deadline is June 2 and unless something unexpected happens, I should come close to finishing. 

The theme of the challenge contest is the harmony of color and texture. I don't know if my quilt does that but I like it and it makes me happy.

This weekend while my quilt continues to dry, we will celebrate Memorial Day remembering relatives who are no longer with us and enjoying a meal with family. I hope that you will also spend some time in remembrance and thankfulness for what others have done for us!

Until next time, Mayleen

2 comments:

  1. Hey Mayleen, your interest in low German caught my attention. I am first generation Canadian, my parents were born in the Ukraine (mom) and Paraguay(dad). They spoke low German fluently, but taught us kids only high German. I can understand low German, but can't speak it. Edie in Ontario

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  2. So glad you've found a little bit of your quilting spark again.:) Can't wait to see the whole quilt!

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