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    #61
    Re: Log Cabin Quilt-Along Spring 2009!

    Okay ladies...I have put together a Flickr Group for us to post all of our Log Cabin Quilt along pictures! I know you can post them here but I thought it would be fun to have a flickr group as well! So lets see them! I want to see fabric, blocks cut, blocks in progress, finished blocks, backings, bindings, and best of all finished quilts! Bring it on girls! Here you go:

    http://www.flickr.com/groups/[email protected]/pool/

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      #62
      Re: Log Cabin Quilt-Along Spring 2009!

      Alright girls, 1 week till we post the next block! How's it comin'? :?: Let's see some pics and progress!!
      To stitch or not to stitch... There is no question.

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        #63
        Re: Log Cabin Quilt-Along Spring 2009!

        well, my fabrics are on the table that got cleared off and all other projects caught up,,,,so its off to cutting my first block, lol,,,,,,better late than never,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
        ~~~SMILES-ARE-FREE~~~~PLANT DAILY~~~

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          #64
          Re: Log Cabin Quilt-Along Spring 2009!

          GO FLO!!! 8-) I can't wait to see what you are doing!!!! I am dying here! Put up some pics Girl!!

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            #65
            Re: Log Cabin Quilt-Along Spring 2009!

            Yay Flo! Can't wait to see your blocks! I want to see what fabric you picked!
            To stitch or not to stitch... There is no question.

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              #66
              Re: Log Cabin Quilt-Along Spring 2009!

              I am eventually going to have time to do this...hopefully before it's all over and done with!! I love what has been shown so far and I can't wait till we can all have our finished quilts posted on the flikr group!!!
              Michele

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                #67
                Re: Log Cabin Quilt-Along Spring 2009!

                Haha! Don't I know it! I've got to finish up a post today so we can work on the Square in a square block! *said in high pitch sing song (not like Annie)* Tomorrow! I'm so excited with how it's coming together!
                To stitch or not to stitch... There is no question.

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                  #68
                  Re: Log Cabin Quilt-Along Spring 2009!

                  I can hardly stand waiting for this...hurry up! love you!

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                    #69
                    Re: Log Cabin Quilt-Along Spring 2009!

                    haha! So much going on but I am seriously getting finished right now it'll be up soon!
                    To stitch or not to stitch... There is no question.

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                      #70
                      Sewing the Square in a Square Block!

                      OK ladies today we learn my version of the Square in a Square Block![attachment=0:mdvk0s2a]100_0474.JPG[/attachment:mdvk0s2a]

                      This is going to be pretty simple since the method is the same as our last block but a little less brain work because you are sewing rings of color instead of having your colors separated corner to corner.


                      First you'll want to get out your strips from the bag labeled Square in a Square and arrange 1 set of strips as a layout guide.[attachment=1:mdvk0s2a]100_0476.JPG[/attachment:mdvk0s2a]

                      1. Place the 2" squares right sides together you should have one Secondary and one Primary for each of 7 blocks
                      [attachment=2:mdvk0s2a]100_0477.JPG[/attachment:mdvk0s2a]
                      Sew and press open[attachment=3:mdvk0s2a]100_0479.JPG[/attachment:mdvk0s2a] Repeat for all 7 blocks remember chain stitching is helpful!

                      2. Your Secondary color (the center block) should be at the bottom. Lay a 3.5" Primary color strip on top of your sewn pieces right sides together. [attachment=4:mdvk0s2a]100_0481.JPG[/attachment:mdvk0s2a] Sew & press open remembering to put all your blocks through facing the same direction! [attachment=5:mdvk0s2a]100_0482.JPG[/attachment:mdvk0s2a] You can stack and lay them out like we did for the traditional Log Cabin last time if you found that helpful... I do
                      Your blocks now look like this - [attachment=6:mdvk0s2a]100_0483.JPG[/attachment:mdvk0s2a]

                      3. Attach the next Primary colored 3.5" strip in the same manner. Sew & press open![attachment=7:mdvk0s2a]100_0484.JPG[/attachment:mdvk0s2a] See it's "sew" easy!

                      4. Attach the 5" Primary colored strip to complete the second row.[attachment=8:mdvk0s2a]100_0485.JPG[/attachment:mdvk0s2a]

                      5. Start on the third row by attaching the 5" Secondary color strip.[attachment=9:mdvk0s2a]100_0486.JPG[/attachment:mdvk0s2a]

                      6. Attach a 6.5" Secondary color strip.[attachment=10:mdvk0s2a]100_0488.JPG[/attachment:mdvk0s2a]

                      7. Attach the next 6.5" Secondary color strip.[attachment=11:mdvk0s2a]100_0489.JPG[/attachment:mdvk0s2a]

                      8. Finish your row by attaching the 8" Secondary color strip.[attachment=12:mdvk0s2a]100_0490.JPG[/attachment:mdvk0s2a] Yay! It's looking so cool!

                      9. Attach the 8" Primary color strip to the top of your block.[attachment=13:mdvk0s2a]100_0491.JPG[/attachment:mdvk0s2a]

                      10. Attach a 9.5" Primary color strip.[attachment=14:mdvk0s2a]100_0492.JPG[/attachment:mdvk0s2a]

                      11. Attach the next 9.5" Primary color strip.[attachment=15:mdvk0s2a]100_0493.JPG[/attachment:mdvk0s2a]

                      12. Attach the last strip! The 11" Primary color strip.[attachment=16:mdvk0s2a]100_0497.JPG[/attachment:mdvk0s2a]

                      Look at these awesome blocks![attachment=17:mdvk0s2a]100_0496.JPG[/attachment:mdvk0s2a]I love doing cool things with cool fabric!
                      To stitch or not to stitch... There is no question.

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                        #71
                        Re: Log Cabin Quilt-Along Spring 2009!

                        WOWWWWWWWWIEEEEEEEE, i can finally say i have my blocks done,,,,,,ok, so i made more than i wanted, but i love,love love them,,,,,,,im so happy i am playing along, and just want to thank you also for the quilt along,,,,,

                        I cant wait to do the next set now,,,,,,,,,,,,,looks like great directions to,,,,,

                        heres two pics of the squares i did, mine are just a light fabric choice and dark fabric choice, i didnt do the dominant and secondary dominant thing cause i really didnt know what i was doing to start with, so i made it easier for me,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,and im soooooooo happy with my blocks, lol
                        ~~~SMILES-ARE-FREE~~~~PLANT DAILY~~~

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                          #72
                          Re: Log Cabin Quilt-Along Spring 2009!

                          NO WAY!!! Flo they look amazing!! They are so bright and colorful (my favorite) ! I bet you are just having a blast with them, huh!?

                          Thanks so much for sharing the pics with us! (you know we are suckers for pictures)

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                            #73
                            Re: Log Cabin Quilt-Along Spring 2009!

                            oooh! Stitchywoman....that square in a square looks AWESOME!! That is a way fun block!

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                              #74
                              Re: Log Cabin Quilt-Along Spring 2009!

                              Gorgeous Hillary! You've done it again! I love them!

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                                #75
                                Re: Log Cabin Quilt-Along Spring 2009!

                                Flo, your blocks look amazing! You did such a great job! I really can't wait to see your next set!

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