Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Geese Girls

The main quilt from my first book, Geese In The Rose Garden, is a block of the month quilt. It has 6 pieced blocks, 6 applique blocks and a border that is appliqued and pieced. For the last 7 months I have taught this BOM at Specialty Quilts. This Monday was the last segment.

It has been a wonderful journey. There were 19 women who participated. They either had little or no experience with applique. As the months went by I watched their confidence, skills and addiction grow. They are all now excellent at applique and able to tackle any project with confidence. It has been alot of fun and I am thankful to have met them all. I will miss them all. Below are some photos of their blocks.






5 comments:

  1. nice jobs ladies, looks like all of you had a great time, I recognize a few faces from that group. Your blocks and quilts look wonderful. Great pattern and teacher!!!

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  2. It is amazing what you can learn with time!! Great job girls! And I'm sure a few good friends were made along the way.... :-)

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  3. Dawn, thanks for your generous sharing of your hand appliqué knowledge and expertise.
    The smiles on our faces says it all - - - - we certainly enjoyed learning and experiencing needle-turn appliqué.

    Thanks.
    Hugs & ♥♥♥s,
    Gerry

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  4. Fun. great to see the quilts they were all working on.

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  5. what a fun project - thanks for sharing it with us! Looks like it was a good creative group!

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