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Thursday, March 08, 2007

Bonus Block!


Due to popular demand, I have "FINALLY" written up my instructions on how draft a Spider Web block for string piecing. Spiderwebs are great for using up short lengths of strings and crumbs!

The directions make a 10 3/4" block.

Sadie is home from the vet today! She is sore from having her belly cut to be spayed :c( Poor thing! It didn't slow her down much though...when she came in to see Buddy they were both so happy!

In Stitches - - - -
Bonnie

9 comments:

  1. I LOVE the bonus block! Heck I would make just that!

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  2. I always find it fascinating that a block can look so completely different when you put lots of them together. I looked at this block and thought what a lovely star in the middle - then I followed the link to the quilt and couldn't equate the two as all I could see on the quilt were the big octagons. As ever Bonnie your instructions are superlative - you are so generous!

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  3. And being a good thrifty quilter, you take the piece you cut off your copy paper and use up all your crumbs making a border!!

    Thanks for the tuitorial, I've been *watching* all these string quilts, and now I just may make one!

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  4. Bonnie, You rock!! Thank you, Catherine

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  5. Poor baby. Watch the stitches. Mine had his out on day 6 after his bladder surgery! Bad boy! Hope she feels better soon.

    Thanks for the instructions!

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  6. Isn't it lovely that the dogs have bonded so quickly.My sons dog HATES the new puppy, and I don't think she'll ever relent. Having your dogs miss each other already is remarkable, and must make her settling in much easier.

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  7. Hope Sadie heals quickly! I love this bonus blocks, it's stunning! Thanks

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  8. Hi Bonnie, thanks for the tutorial on the spiderweb block. I've wondered how the heck that 'look' went together.
    Congrats on the new furry baby..she looks like a good one! Glad it's working out. Hugs, Finn

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  9. Great block Bonnie. Thanks for posting it for us. I am itiching too get started on this one and I have the scraps to do it!

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