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Thursday, October 22, 2015

Spools and Spools of Liberty Love





Oh my!  This quilt has been in my mind for about a year now when I saw it in Liberty Love by Alexia Marcelle Abegg.  I have been squirreling away pieces of Liberty fabric and other lawns and florals that I found.  I have also been tucking away little bits of whites and black/grey materials for the spools.  It has all been sitting in a basket just waiting.  Last night the pull was too strong to ignore and I decided to just make one spool to test out the measurement changes that I wanted to make in mine.  One spool lead to one block, which lead to five blocks. And well, I have a feeling that this is going to be one of those quilts that I just can't stop making until it is done.


This quilt appeals to everything I love about quilts.


The variety of prints, the scrappiness and the theme equal quilty perfection.


5 blocks down, 20 to go.

Thanks for stopping by!

Tracy

7 comments:

  1. The spools are great. It'll be a wonderful quilt when it's finished xx

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  2. They are so pretty! I'm normally not fond of spool blocks but these are really appealing to me. Love!!

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  3. These are really lovely! how big is your block size?

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    1. Thanks Kris! The blocks of 4 finish at 16 1/2 inches.

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