Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Votes For Women blocks

I have finished a few more blocks for my Votes For Women project and am motivated to get caught up because these 49 block postings from Barbara Brackman will soon be completed. 
I gotta get a move on to catch up!




Here is block #36 Sunbonnet Sue...hand appliqued!!
I think the hat band makes the block look nicer, and if you don't look too closely, it's a nice block! LOL



Here is block #37 called "Nameless Star" but I know it as 'Sawtooth Star', which is one of my favorite blocks to sew. I used one my favorite paisley reproduction prints in the center. Pretty.






Block #38 is called Nonsense: Anatomy Lessons
What a funny blog post about the dangers of activity for women...including the "morbid effects" of treadling! I better watch myself when I am sewing on my treadle machine...who knew it was so dangerous! LOL



Block #39 is called Endless Stairs. I used up a lot of little scraps to piece this one.

The next few blocks look like they should be fairly easy to sew. Such fun!

8 comments:

  1. Your blocks look great! I love how you did Endless Stairs.
    Thanks for motivating me to get mine at least printed. I have my bin out and I'm ready to kit up some blocks.

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  2. I like these blocks. I don't really know anything about the QAL, but it looks interesting. I'd sure enjoy learning about the blocks and why they have such names.

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  3. Kudos to you, Kathy, for doing the applique block! Looks great!
    Love the Metropolitan Fair star--and the anatomy lesson is a hoot! : )

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  4. Beautiful blocks! Sue turned out great, and the scrappy stairs are a perfect addition to that block! Today is my day to play catch up too!

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  5. Sue came out great! Just love how you did the stairs too. I've got the last two hand work ones... curves, Yikes. I need to toss a coin and see if I do last weeks or this week's first. Must can some tomato's first =).

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  6. Sue wasn't that hard now, was it? Lots of scraps in the stairs block. How many until you are caught up?

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  7. Love your Sunbonnet Sue block! I'm so far behind on these blocks I'm not sure I'll ever finish them up. You've done a great job of catching up.

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