The Final Four

These are the final four blocks (12 ½ ” square) for the BOM “Rubies Diamonds and Garnets too” quilt that I have been working on for the past two years.  The sashings are going to take a few more weeks, as they have  24 – 1 inch finished HSTs in each section and there are many of them.  I really like the way they look in this design, and yes, they are boring to make, and there are 1700 of them, but the finish is worth it.  Besides, I have a bunch of red and white fabric scraps left from the blocks

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My machine is still in the shop, it needed some parts, so I have to wait another few days.  I have been using my daughter’s Janome Jem gold.  Its a cute small machine, makes a nice stitch, and is fine for piecing.  I would like to put bindings on two finished quilts though, and I think the quilts weigh more than the machine. I’ll have to do four farmers wife blocks next week too.  I might just cut the fabric and get them ready for piecing this weekend.

Linking up with Sara for Can I get a Whoop whoop and Crazy Mom quilts for Finish it up Friday .

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