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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Lincoln

Hi Everyone,

I have not been quilting as much as normal yesterday and today.  I really need to do some much-needed housework.  I'm assuming that you don't want to hear about that, so I thought I would share a bit about an ongoing project.

The Scnibble pattern for the Vintage Schnibbles parade this month is Lincoln.

Image of Lincoln PDF ~ No. 440

I have been wanting to make this pattern for ages.  Can you see that it consists of star blocks and rail fences--stars and stripes! I even have some perfect charm packs--Old Glory Gatherings.  But then a different idea started germinating in my brain and I have pursued that.  I'm thrilled with how it is turning out.

It is competed and layered and waiting to get quilted.  Hopefully I can get the toilets scrubbed today with enough time left to do some free-motioning. 

8 comments:

  1. Oh thats just plain mean! Making us wait for pictures...
    Get those toilets cleaned and get sewing!
    We're waiting...

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  2. ...me three!

    ;)


    Love that pattern and can't wait to see what you've come up with!

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  3. Ain't wait to see your finished Lincoln quilt--------clean toilets are highly over rated but I guess necessary. get busy!

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  4. I feel for you! I was scrubbing toilets and mopping floors myself today. Now I'm just plum wore out. Hope you managed to find some time to quilt! (I didn't.)

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  5. Gorgeous pattern!! Housework shouldn't be allowed to get in the way :-)

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  6. Awesome! My blocks are still on the design wall--I hope to get to them after company leaves next week!

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