perfect 10 quilt along week 7, plus a preview!

Hi everybody! I hope that you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving. We drove to Ohio for a small family gathering. Lots of yummy food and good times. And then it was over and we were back to yardwork. (I planted bulbs! 50 pink tulips right outside our kitchen window, and the beginning of the daffodils are now in the ground.) And of course, today is Perfect 10 Tuesday!

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Aren’t those Neapolitan blocks fun? I loved Neapolitan ice cream when I was a kid, and I still do. And these blocks also remind me of those paper “cracker” holiday favors, as well as a fancier bowtie block.

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The Peaches n’ Cream block…. ok, I don’t know how it got that name, but mmmm peaches.

Both block patterns are from the Perfect 10 Quilts book by It’s Sew Emma, and it is available at Fat Quarter Shop here.

And now for something completely different. Here is a preview of a new project that I’ve been working on. They’re 6” blocks from Lori Holt’s new book, Vintage Christmas. I’m making the amazing sampler quilt which features 42 different blocks. The book also has instructions for 12” blocks, so there’s lots of flexibility here. I’ve made 14 blocks so far, and I’d sew them all day long if I didn't have other things that need to get done. My official date on the book tour is this Friday. So be sure to come back to see lots of cuteness!

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