Progress

I’ve been sewing some Pineapple blocks the last couple nights after Keith goes to bed. I’m back off schedule – sleeping late and then staying up most if not all of the night. Usually it’s not a problem but I was supposed to cook black beans today and now I don’t have time. I could either run out to get something to cook (no grocery store run this weekend) or I could call Keith and tell him we have to go out to dinner – again.
I also started an interesting book about Catherine the Great on Saturday night. If you haven’t noticed I started keeping a reading list on the sidebar. I was only sporadically posting what I was reading so I’m trying this for a while to see if I keep up with it better.

20 thoughts on “Progress

  1. Your pineapple blocks look just lovely, they look like they’d be wonderful scrap-busters too. I think they may just have to go onto my list of ‘to do one day’ blocks.*hugs*Tazzie🙂

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  2. Oh, I just love this quilt! Your colors are gorgeous!! Every time I see someone post a pic of Bonnie’s Pineapple quilt, I think I HAVE to make me one. 😀 One of these days…LOL

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  3. mary, this is so beautiful. scrap quilts are my very favorite, i think, and this is a terrific example. great job…and your donation quilts are beautiful too. always enjoy ogling your photos

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  4. Your pineapple blocks are fantastic, you always manage to make the most gorgeous scrap quilts. Thanks for putting your reading list on the sidebar, I’ve tried a few books that you have mentioned in the past and have enjoyed them, so I’ll be checking the list often.

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  5. Very pretty, Mary. I’ve got a bunch of blocks that were started in a pass around project some years back (pre move to AL so 10 plus) but they are foundation pieced and 12 inch finished. This might be a project that should just be scaled back smaller if it is ever going to get done. AND a pile of 7 inchers too that I pull out periodically and work on–some of those short strips from the string blocks would work well on those.

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  6. I love pineapple quilts. This is a great scrappy one!I see Linda Fairstein in your sidebar. I like her books, too. I have to check Amazon’s picture of the cover to see if I’ve read Bad Blood. I remember covers, but not titles!

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