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Tuesday, 21 January 2014

I might just need that sometime !

Now how many times have we said that?
As quilters, we are all hoarders. Fabric scraps, orphan blocks, the list is endless and I am probably one of the worst. 
Well today it paid off. Quite a long time ago I was in a half square triangle swap with The Quilt Show, where you swapped HST's with other quilters all over the world. It was great fun and I made a lovely quilt with all the HST's I received.


 The pattern was by Edyta Sitar of Laundry Basket Quilts and I think it was called Tree of Life, which I thought very appropriate. 

This is the back(designed by me) two little birds bringing all the HST's from all over the world.

Well I digress as usual, I was on a HST's roll and was going to make another quilt so I made a ton more, and then put them away in a tub, as you do,where they stayed till yesterday.

The February block for the Siblings Together 2 was put up, and yes you guessed it HST's were needed, 24 for each block, and two blocks were required.!!!! (Happy Dance) not only that but I have a tub full of 
2 1/2" squares as well.

All sorted and done in no time at all.

This is actually to fess up to the other girls in my siblings group as to how I did them so quickly..
so keep hoarding girls, it's true you never know when you might need just that scrap etc..

Keep safe and keep stitching….. Doti...

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