Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Dear Baby Jane: B-8

Dear Baby Jane block B-8Block number/name: B-8 “Water Lily”

Date completed: May 6, 2008

Number of pieces: 12

Notes on block: While my mom was visiting on Friday afternoon (and the boy was napping), we sat together at the kitchen table and chatted. I also pieced the background for the block. She asked about the project I was working on, and I had fun telling her about the Jane Stickle quilt and the Dear Baby Jane quilt-a-long, and I got to show off my blocks. It was fun getting to share my project with someone in real life—particularly my mom. Unfortunately, I didn’t manage to complete the block until this evening. Once again, our house has been beat down by illness (thankfully, at least the boy has been spared this time around!). As a result, everything is a little behind, including Dear Jane.

7 comments:

  1. Oh my gosh Robine your block is so beautiful! I can't believe how great it looks in that fabric. I struggle with my baby jane so much. I'll have to look to you for inspiration. Thanks for your sweet comment on my blog. It really uplifted me.

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  2. Robin, It is so nice to get back and be able to take some time seeing what one of my favorite blogger/Baby Jane buddies is up to. Your blocks look beautiful! I can't wait to see more of it with the green and white. Green is such a powerful and emotional color, and I think your blocks are really expressing that.
    And......I finally got to see some pics of the boy. What a little man you have, and so well dressed! I hope you are all feeling better. Love Stacy

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  3. Wow, can you remember what that fabric is called or where it's from? I'd love to put some in my quilt. -Anne

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  4. Thank you all for the kind comments!

    Anne-- the fabric is from the Aunt Grace Scrap Bag collection from Judie Rothermel for Marcus Brothers. It says c2005 on the selvedge. I purchased it at a local quilt shop, Keepsake Cottage Fabrics. Hope that helps! :)

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  5. Oops! I just realized what block this comment is under (how sad is that?). The Aunt Grace fabric I reference above is used in block B-9.

    Anne-- I'm so sorry-- I have no idea where that wonderful lime green leafy ombre fabric came from. It's been in my stash for a few years. This is what the selvedge says: "The Marblehead Rose Collection #2991 by Ro Gregg for Northcott"

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  6. That is beautiful! I love the fabrics and the star in the middle looks like it is "shinning".

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  7. Oooooh that is just lovely!!

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