Forest service quilt

grammypJuly 2, 2014

We spent last week at my mom's so Tim could take the grands one at a time on an overnight canoe trip. Didn't have my machine but I took the strip twist blocks for the forest service quilt to work on. I got most of them cut apart and trimmed. Here are some of them laid out to test the pattern. This is about 1/3 of them. I still have to make the applique block with the names of the wilderness areas to go in the middle. I sent them a picture and they are pleased with it.

beverly

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msmeow

Very nice, Beverly! Is that Bonnie Hunter's strip twist pattern?

Donna

    Bookmark   July 2, 2014 at 10:37AM
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loisflan

Beverly, I really like that pattern, especially with all greens. I think it is a great way to use scraps of one or two colors. Looks like that one will go on my "to-do" list.

    Bookmark   July 2, 2014 at 11:45AM
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toolgranny

Putting it on my to-do list, too. First you got me started on depression block quilts and now this. I don't need books - I can just check to see what you've made lately.

Nice job. It would look great in any color palette.

    Bookmark   July 2, 2014 at 1:32PM
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nannykins

Loving all that green. Good job.
Theresa

    Bookmark   July 2, 2014 at 1:52PM
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grammyp

Thanks for the kind comments. I did forget to thank all my wonderful friends for donating their green strips and thread for my project. The Mary (at the forest service) couldn't believe I haven't spent any money yet.

Yes, Donna, it is Bonnie Hunter's strip twist pattern. The picture they brought me to see was black and white strips in a diamond pattern. It would have been way harder than I wanted to figure out, but they are happy with this one.

Linda and Lois, I do what I can to keep everyone busy.

beverly

    Bookmark   July 2, 2014 at 3:07PM
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jennifer_in_va

Looks great!!

    Bookmark   July 2, 2014 at 3:36PM
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magothyrivergirl

Turned out great! They will love it. You are so generous.

    Bookmark   July 2, 2014 at 4:33PM
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geezerfolks_SharonG_FL

Lookin' good GF....as usual. And, as usual, you're doing a good job of keeping everyone else busy, too. lol

I have a list of Bonnie's free quilt patterns and marking them off as I go. I don't always like the colors or the scrappiness not being controlled, but I'm working my way through them and making them my way. I have completed or made the tops to 9 of them and have 3 or 4 as WIP.

SharonG/FL

    Bookmark   July 2, 2014 at 7:14PM
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littlehelen_gw

Very nice Bev...i really like that pattern.
I wasn't able to send any strips this year...green was and still is not in my stash. Need to fix that!
V.

    Bookmark   July 2, 2014 at 7:56PM
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pirate_girl

Hi,

Really nice, it's gonna be great! Wonderful contrast, graphic quality, not to mention some of my favorite colors. Just terrific, look forward to seeing it when done.

    Bookmark   July 3, 2014 at 1:22PM
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quiltingfox

I think it looks really cool! Happy 4th of July!

Best to you,
Sandra

    Bookmark   July 4, 2014 at 11:10AM
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