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I've been machine embroidering bikinis ... have more than half done .. and then I just need to add the log cabin strips to them. Won't be able to mail them out until the beginning of next week a day or two before the deadline because this weekend we're going to Bird City, KS to see a tractor show with my BIL and FIL.

 

 


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Tami Levin

Vancouver, WA

http://www.lemontreetales.com

http://www.thequiltedlemon.com

APQS Freddie with IntelliQuilter

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Another friendly reminder- PLEASE send all 22 of your blocks. I literally will put all the piles on the living room floor and just take one off each pile and put them in the envelopes to mail back.  If you keep 1 it makes it hard to figure out which one you are not supposed to get.  Thanks


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OPPS :huh:  I am so very sorry... I kept my block.  Having done other swaps, they always had us make one for ourselves and keep it.  So, that is what I did.  I am really sorry and hope this doesn't put a kink in your distribution.


Laura

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Hi everybody.  Blocks are beginning to arrive in the mail. That's good.  Just a few quick reminders

 

Your blocks should measure 12.5 x 12.5, no less. They can be a hair larger to allow for trimming. The primary background color should be white.  It would be nice if each of your blocks contained something in that ocean blue color (piece, thread, signature) to tie our blocks together.

 

Send me all 22 of your blocks.  What I do it put all the piles in the middle of the living room floor and just take one from each pile and fill your envelopes.  If you keep one of your own it makes it hard for me to remember who does or does not get which ones.

 

Make sure you include a SASE for mailing your blocks back in.  If you prefer them mailed back in a box include enough money to cover postage and the price of the priority mail box (which I think is $1.95???)

 

You should sign your blocks with  your name, city and state (or province).  Leave one block unsigned. This will be the set for Oma's gift quilt.

 

Thanks for making such wonderful, unique blocks. This will be a very cool looking quilt top.


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I ironed freezer paper to the backside before I signed mine as I saw the tip somewhere. Not sure how much it helped. All my siggies are a little light even though I used a new micron--went to four stores to find one!! My siggies don't look so great. I have trouble writing due to my ring finger triggering and locking. But good news is that my surgery is scheduled for Thursday so I hope my writing improves afterwards!!!

 

Bonnie, thanks for the freezer paper idea. It made signing the blocks so easy. Great suggestion.


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Hi everybody.  Blocks are beginning to arrive in the mail. That's good.  Just a few quick reminders

 

Your blocks should measure 12.5 x 12.5, no less. They can be a hair larger to allow for trimming. The primary background color should be white.  It would be nice if each of your blocks contained something in that ocean blue color (piece, thread, signature) to tie our blocks together.

 

Send me all 22 of your blocks.  What I do it put all the piles in the middle of the living room floor and just take one from each pile and fill your envelopes.  If you keep one of your own it makes it hard for me to remember who does or does not get which ones.

 

Make sure you include a SASE for mailing your blocks back in.  If you prefer them mailed back in a box include enough money to cover postage and the price of the priority mail box (which I think is $1.95???)

 

You should sign your blocks with  your name, city and state (or province).  Leave one block unsigned. This will be the set for Oma's gift quilt.

 

Thanks for making such wonderful, unique blocks. This will be a very cool looking quilt top.

 

Hello, Teresa

There are 22 ice cream cone blocks on their way to Tennessee. I signed all but one (for Oma) and it's on top of the pile. Each block is slightly bigger than the 12 1/2 inch square (just wanted a little wiggle room for fraying, etc.). I included a SASBox and a little extra postage. If the extra is not needed, I want you to keep it for sending out the original blue fabric to me. Each block has a "blueberry" on top of the cone. I was told they should arrive by Monday; let me know if they don't because there is a tracking number. Now I'm getting excited about getting all 22 different blocks back and putting them together.

 

I want to personally thank you for taking on the task of organizing this effort. It is never an easy task and it is great of you to do this. You deserve many, many kudos.

Thanks,


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Thanks Anette. I will watch for the package.

 

Laura, your package arrived in yesterday's mail.  Your blocks look great.  


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Such cute blocks!  Will have mine in the mail by Wednesday!

 

Bonnie - there was very little recovery for my trigger finger surgery as my incision was only about 3/8" long!!  and the fact that my finger stopped getting stuck was an instant bonus!  Hope all goes well!


Cathy

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Thanks everyone! Barb helped me finish the edges Saturday. Thanks Barb!  I put them in the mail today .....priority was the least expensive .......so they should arrive soon! Take care of my little Elsie's guys!

 

Bonnie they were fun to make. I typed  "fish applique" into the search engine and found them.


Cheri Blevins

2009 Millie ~ Quiltazoid equipped

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Love seeing these cute blocks!  Mine should be mailed tomorrow.


Heidi Patterson

APQS Blissed Millennium with Quilt Path

APQS Sales Rep - Educator - Authorized Service Rep

Boise, Idaho

208-861-5018 (cell)

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Whew, done, hope you all like my kite blocks! Mailed today, I'll track delivery on USPS.

Teresa, I was told you will get free tracking on the return item because postage is already paid...nice to know!

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Well, while doing the final thread clipping and pressing of my blocks, I discovered that one of my background pieces was put in wrong side up! And since I had a stack for assembly lining I have consistently made this mistake on 21 blocks. I'm In the process of trying to disassemble and replace this piece but since it's paper pieced I might just have to remake this half of my block. I'm haunted by all of the times I used to chastise my children for finishing school projects at the last minute and tell them they needed to allow time for something to go wrong. I will work, work, work on this ( better call husband to bring in take out if he wants dinner tonite) and hope to have this fixed by sometime tomorrow or Friday at latest. I can't believe I didn't notice this sooner but the white on white difference didn't show up blatantly until I started taking off the white foundation paper from behind it. Everyone's blocks look wonderful and I can't believe that I am going to be the "late guy".


Claire in NC

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