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Hello Dahlia! Progress


This is "Hello Dahlia" by Nancy Mahoney. It was a kit that I purchased at my LQS. It's a bunch of rectangles sewn together and I loved the print so much and wanted it for my studio because I have decided to add red accents to the room after I bought my expensive red chair. LOL 

I also worked on the Flower Garden quilt from Craftsy made with Kaffe prints. It's just not me, but I'm determined to finish it. Sewing the rows together now, but I need a bunch of breaks because my heart is just not in it. I'll get you a pic soon...or not. :(

I'm still ripping out my Crayon Quilt as the third row somehow stitched wonky and up into the second row...quilter error - mine!!!  Sad face - again!!! I hope to soon get this thing off my HQ16 (the one I'm trying to sell to buy the Infinity with all the bells and whistles!) so I can quilt something new. 

When I get the urge to hand sew, I've been faithfully hand appliqueing my Baltimore Autumn and I'm still working on Block 2 which is Horn of Plenty and a cornucopia of browns with pumpkins falling out of it. Brown is getting boring. LOL

That's it. I'll get pics soon.  

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