Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Fifties Dress No 2

These fifties dresses for the  "Dress Me Up" quilt certainly are not quick to finish, but are fun to do.  I love the curve of the collar on this one, which is the second in the series.
I've just started No 3 dress and it  seems simpler to do with its sprigged pattern.
And there's  still been time to make a few more blocks for a Farmer's wife quilt. I'm now about half through for a lap size quilt.

3 comments:

  1. lots of details on those dresses, they are lovely.
    Your farmer's wife blocks look great.

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  2. Oh my gosh! I honestly did a double-take with the Dress Me Up block! I was thinking, "how did you get my block?" :-)

    Then, of course, I realized you are making your own. duh. :-)

    Lovely, lovely, lovely. Time-intensive but so worth it in the end.

    Looking forward to the other blocks as they get finished!

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  3. If you look closely, Pirate, it's not quite the same as yours. Mine acquired cuffs due to a badly placed tracing line ! And of course it was seeing your blocks that got me started on mine. I'm still waiting to see yours all made up though ! :-)

    And thanks, Marina. It was your lovely embroideries that got me started following your blog.

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