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Lynne Demeter's Blog – September 2009 Archive (2)

Synergy Blocks Completed!!

The blocks are finally complete!! This is a "Synergy" block designed by Jinny Beyer. It has been paper pieced and it's 10" square. I like to do my paper pieceing on tracing paper. I buy large 14" X 17" pads of paper from Hobby Lobby and trace the patterns myself. I do a lot of paper pieceing and I find that tracing paper holds up very nicely with the smaller stitches required and it folds nicely for trimming without any tears. The hardest part of this… Continue

Added by Lynne Demeter on September 14, 2009 at 6:58am — 3 Comments

The Search for Peach and Pink Scraps

Since I read the yo-yo post in the Quilting group I have been very busy! I calculated I needed1232 yo-yo's for a 42" X 66" throw. So I started digging through the stash and cutting the fabric. To my surprise, I counted the one's that were done and I have 680 yo-yo's completed! I love the colors in the picture above so I am staying in that color and random design mode. I rotary cut all the circles from 4 1/2" squares, which made it fast and efficient.… Continue

Added by Lynne Demeter on September 2, 2009 at 7:10am — 1 Comment

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