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Anne Sutton of Bunny Hill Designs is have a free BOM!

I love Bunny Hill Designs and Anne is having another FREE Block of the Month this year.  Just click on the snowman on my side bar and you can get all of the details from the source itself!

I hope to get this one done myself!

Bunny Hill BOM

Shownotes for Episode 36 Eat Crow and let’s have cake.

So, this episode has me eating a little crow because I previously dissed the Quilter’s Home magazine and now – after trying it again – it does have its’ merits!

I also reviewed this book by Claire Garland.


And this book ‘Scraps and Shirttails: Reuse, Re-purpose, Recycle!’ by Bonnie K. Hunter.


I am continuing to work on this quilt. It’s called Fraktur – I’ve posted about it before.  It is really interesting to see how much my abilities have changed/grown since the beginning as this was one of the very first quilts I ever started!


I have also prepared the top left and right corners (prepared for applique by gluing into place with Glue Baste It ) I haven't updated the photo because the camera is upstairs and if I don't post this now - I don't know when I will!

Glue Baste It


A close up of the center square which will be 'medallionized' with pieced half-square triangles when the quilt is set.


Close up of the applique. I appliqued the center petals onto the flower by hand before appliqueing the blue one's by machine.


A blurry (sorry) shot of one of the side blocks which features this flower.


Not just another pretty face! The wings took a very long time to get just right...


And this is what a block looks like before I applique - everything is in its place before I start to sew. This way - I do all the green thread first and then the next color and so on...


Close ups...

Close ups...

Close ups...

Oh boy oh boy – It’s BOM season!

OK – I KNOW I have enough Block of the Month programs going on right now – but perhaps a few of you might be interested in seeing the latest ones that are available here:

Block of the Month Programs

Several are quite appealing!

winter wonderland

winter wonderland, originally uploaded by Within A Quarter Inch.

wool bed quilt

wool bed quilt, originally uploaded by Within A Quarter Inch.

American Jane Alphabet Quilt


Debbie Shangri La

Debbie Shangri La, originally uploaded by Within A Quarter Inch.

flowers for mackenzie

I just found this available as a block of the month here

wool bed quilt

wool bed quilt, originally uploaded by Within A Quarter Inch.