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How to JOIN quilting block swaps Australia

Hello and thank you for visiting. This is a community group for all Australian quilters to join or just follow. Membership is FREE and you are partnered each month and we make each other a 12 inch quilt block based on our preferences which we swap. (12.5 inches raw edge to raw edge) The emphasis of the group is on friendship and sharing. To find out more or register to join email me on This purpose of this blog is to chat and showcase blocks and quilts made by members, kind of like a show and tell . Yours in stitching, Sue

Friday, October 5, 2012

Depression block for Carin in Sweden

Here is the depression block that I have made for Carin in her choice of blues, aquas and teal.  I had to pop some dark blues in there as well to make the pattern work.  I hope this is what Carin is hoping for.  Isn't the name for this a bit sad.  I know its a traditional block from the Depression using up scraps, but its such a pretty pattern. I really had to sift through my blues to get enough colours for this.

I think I must be spending too much time in the sewing room as DH seems to me missing me, look at him fooling around to try  and get into the picture, or just to get my attention.

Carin is my last PIF recipient for 2012, so I partnered with her this month so I can send her a fat package with other goodies in it too.  This will be winging its way to Sweden next week. 


Leena said...

great job Sue. Luv, luv the colour combo and your fabric choices. looks 'yummy'!!!

Jeneta said...

Great colour combo - such a pretty block.

Ullhärvan said...

I love it!