Bath Day!

I finished the third block from the Benjamin Biggs block of the month.  The quilt is a reproduction block of the month pattern from “Just Takes Two” (Gay Bomers and Brenda Papadakis).  They provide a block pattern each month for free and then the blocks are available for purchase on their website.  The program started last January (2014) so block #13 is currently available.  You can also find them on Facebook – search for Just Takes 2.  I promised myself that I would make at least one grand red and green applique quilt and fell in love with this one when I saw it so I’ll keep plugging away.  Let’s see…3 blocks per year…25 blocks…I’ll be finished with the blocks in about 8-1/2 years.  And then there are the borders.  And the quilting.  Oh well…


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  1. I love your fabric in this block- the cherries especially. I've missed a few BBWQ months here and there but am slowly but surely catching up.

    So happy to find another quilter working on this quilt- thanks for sharing!

    Hugs, Jo 🙂

  2. It is a beautiful quilt, am printing out the blocks each month for some day…. I have a question though: do you wash the blocks (picture) when they are finished? I have never seen that before. I never pre-wash my fabrics anymore, that is why I am asking. If you wash the blocks separately do you do that the see if the fabrics bleed, before you make the whole quilttop? And do you pre-wash your batting and backing as well then? Thank you in advance for the info.

  3. Beautiful……… the odd one out and not rush, take your time and enjoy! Seems as quilters we are rushing to the next project, well I know I am!

  4. Isn't it beautiful! You did a great job 🙂 I'm still looking for the perfect reds and greens – are you using different/scrappy fabrics?

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