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Other than my family, the passion of my life is quilting. An eclectic, I love a wide variety of styles and techniques encompassing both machine and hand work.

Sunday, April 6, 2014

BOMs Away - Kelly's "Strolling the Block"



Welcome to the Link-Up for BOMs Away Mondays!

We'd love to see the BOM you're working on lately.
This week's link-up is at the bottom of the post.
 

It's a Kelly week, so I pulled out her "Strolling the Block" quilt top and went to work on the embellishments for the next block.



June has a farm house on it, so I put lace curtains in the windows and embroidered a country blue-and-pink wreath on the door.  Had a calico kitty button and a Scotty dog button, so those went on as well.



I found a cow on some fabric - this is my first broderie perse foray. It was kind of tricky, but not too bad with all the back-basting applique I've been doing the past two years.



Too bad I didn't have some chickens on some fabric!  But I think the block turned out nice even without them.  

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So, how 'bout it?  Any progress on your BOM(s) lately?   :D

12 comments:

Miss Jean said...

Maggie and Mollie thank you for adding a Scottie button!!!

Sharon said...

what an adorable block! love the use of the fabric for "real" textures (-:

Suz J said...

These blocks look like such fun... just add some imagination!

Dana Gaffney said...

That's so cute, the embellishment gives it extra charm and looks like you had some fun with it :)

The Thompsons said...

Um, that's adorable! Love the cow!

Kevin the Quilter said...

Too cool! Your additions really bring the block to life! I LOVE that cow!!!

Heidi said...

Way to accessorize ;-)

1000needles.com said...

That is so cute!!! love it! ~Melanie

Cille said...

Are you kidding? It looks great even without a chicken. What sense of detail :)

Aunt 'Reen said...

This block is just darling! I love all the wonderful embellishments and broderie perse cow that you added too!

FlourishingPalms said...

Your attention to detail is admirable. Can't believe that you're managing to continue sewing while working on a thesis. Such determination! Send some my way, please.

Nancy said...

The details in this block are just wonderful. I especially love the wreath. Your embroidery is so consistent and neat. Well done! Enjoyed all your cutting photos for future quilts, and your kitty pals.