Tall Fly Table Runner

Tall Fly Table Runner

I finally did something fun with the Tall Fly blocks that I won in the February, 2013, Block Lotto.  I needed a quick birthday gift for a friend.  By adding just a little white-on-white fabric to help offset these blocks, I whipped up this quick and fun table runner.  I love the colors that Sophie chose for these blocks.  The color scheme was black, red, and green — tomato colors.  Fun,...

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Tall Flys

Tall Flys

Here are my Tall Flys. Funny how these colors lend themselves to fruit and veggies. Remember Helen did tomatoes. Someone commented on how prolific I was. In the manner of full disclosure I have to admit that after 30 plus years of quilting I often make what I call “personal quilts” in the size of 54×60 or 64 x 70 rather than full size quilts. Also, please note the pieced backing. I am on a fabric “diet” and am using...

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Mother Daughter Project

Mother Daughter Project

My mother won block lotto in January and we’ve had a wonderful time together piecing the quilt with the winnings. I hope no one is offended….but since the inspiration for the quilt was tomatoes and limes and the pattern was Tall Fly, we’ve started calling the quilt ‘Tomato Flies’. Several of the blocks were smaller than they were supposed to be but with the stripes we were able to fool the eye into believing all...

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Tall Flys Received

I have now received all my tall fly blocks from January. I have been playing around with them and hope to have them sewn together soon....

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All Tall Fly Blocks are here!

I just double checked, and I have ALL my tall fly blocks.  Thanks so much, ladies!  I’ll lay them out next week or the one after – they might go with me on a trip in my RV where I can play with them while my husband’s...

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