six of the twelve

Monday, June 08, 2009

I wanted to share the squares that I received from the other participants of the twelve square. Remember the concept?
Back in January I mailed out little bundles of fabric to eleven women.  I told them that the finished quilt will be for Libby and that "anything goes".  Just have fun.

Look what they came up with!
Autumn on left, Kathryn on right.
Tracy.
Sarah.
Jessica on left, Kristena on right.
Can you believe it?!  You can only imagine how great it was to receive these packages.
Back tomorrow with the other five.

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43 comments

  1. Very pretty! I like the happy colors.

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  2. Scrolling down, I immediately thought oh!! this one is my favorite, no, this one is, no, this one is!
    They are all so equally beautiful and will look fantastic together. WOW!

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  3. what fun! I love them all, such pretty fabric!

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  4. Wow! There is a tremendous amount of talent here not to mention a lot of love for Libby. What a sweet touch to have her initial embroidered on one.

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  5. They're gorgeous! The fabrics allowed amazing creativity. And I imagine you can probably look at each block and know something more about each of the talented women. Soon, all that will be left of this story is your ending. Close your eyes and open your being. Ah...lovely.

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  6. super dooper fun!
    i'm off to by yarn for your baby hat and mittens pattern today. can i make them by wed. a.m.?

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  7. How beautiful ALL of these blocks are! Can't wait to see the rest of them!
    Karen

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  8. What a lucky, lucky girl your Libby is! These squares turned out just great.

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  9. oh, such pretty blocks! it will be one strikingly gorgeous quilt.

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  10. What a fun package to receive and I can't wait to see all those beautiful pieces together. Libby is one very luckly little lady!

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  11. Beautiful! I would love to do something like that. I love the colors and designs of fabric choices. Can't wait to see the others.
    BTW . . .Loved Plisse - color and style.

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  12. That is going to be a great quilt. :)

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  13. Oh, lovely! It is a wonderful concept, too. If only all of you talented artists could get together and quilt the finished product as a group. How fun would that be?

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  14. They are beautiful! I can't wait to see it finished. I wish I new how to quilt! I think I just might need to learn.

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  15. So lovely! I love how each one has its own distinct personality.

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  16. SO awesome and it's official -- fabric *IS* as inspiring as yarn!

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  17. Love them all! And a fabulous concept and way for a group to form and quilt in this day and age!

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  18. Great fabric! I love what everyone did.

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  19. it's going to be fantastic!

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  20. Oh Leslie, what a beautiful quilt it will be, those fabrics are gorgeous and it is so exciting to see the different interpretations. It's such a lovely idea that I feel almost tearful.

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  21. they are all so gorgeous. i think my favorite is kathryn's, but i'm a real sucker for white.

    if you ever do another of these, i'd be HONORED to make a square.

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  22. the quilt is going to be so great. i have loved doing this! i will be sad when it is over.

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  23. They're great! What a fun swap!

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  24. Oh, that is going to be so much fun to put together!

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  25. It's going to be great! I have yet to look at mine all together, which is something I was thinking about this weekend.

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  26. Looks great and such colorful fun, Leslie!

    Tanya

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  27. I really loved making your square for you...all of the others are great as well!!!

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  28. Very cool. I love how they all work together!

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  29. OMG. So cute and such a great idea!

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  30. This is so cool. There's no doubt this will be a beautiful quilt, and such a special heirloom for your daughter.

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  31. What a wonderful idea! Oh, I want to play too!!! I think we need a new swap/round robin for summer sewing.

    Libby is going to love it. I love the fabric choices.

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  32. that quilt is going to be so fun to put together. What a neat idea! I'll bet Libby loves the squares! I love your new header by the way! great!

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  33. can't believe you would make us wait half way through the reveal...you can't go wrong with those fabrics though!

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  34. Béatrice from Switzerland6/09/2009

    If you go to my London friend blog, you will see lot of patchworks and good ideas from art school. :
    http://margaret-cooter.blogspot.com

    Salutations cordiales de Lausanne en Suisse.

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  35. wow! these are fabulous. I'd love to hear sometime how you chose/found your virtual participants. I'd love to do it.

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  36. how amazing! i love this idea...it is so warming in more ways that one. and what a treat to get these squares in the mail everyday...

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  37. Beautiful! Love the bright colors!

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  38. holy crap, you were like 10 mintues from me!


    and i was all the way in NYC.

    I hope you had a lovely time in my city!

    it looks like you did!

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