Wednesday, May 28, 2014

It's The Beginning Of A Garden Party

I love the sound of these words:

"Hi, I'm Jenny from Missouri Star Quilt Company."

It gets me all pumped up and ready to watch her video and learn something new.

What's that? Missouri Star Quilt Company now has a magazine?
Well, sign me up, of course!

The magazine was accidently delivered to a distant neighbor (seriously, Barbara lives several blocks away) who kindly hand delivered it to me. That visit led to going to a new quilt group led by her. At yesterday's meeting Barbara showed us a quilt she had started using a pattern from the magazine.

Not that I'm competitive or anything (okay, so maybe a little bit), but as soon as I got home 
I grabbed the magazine and after looking through it I decided to make a quilt from it, too. 

Garden Party Quilt

Wait!
How many one and a half inch squares do I have to 
cut out...and sew...to charm blocks? 336? Wow!

This may take a while!


To be continued...

10 comments:

  1. Oh being competitive isnt such a bad thing...is it?? lol

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  2. I love the MSQ magazine (especially no advertisements!!!) Look forward to seeing your finished quilt Carol :)

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  3. Your stack of charms are pretty. The quilt will be beautiful.

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  4. I am buying the magazine and I don't even quilt. I just love Jenny and her amazing teaching tutorials. Your quilt will be fabulous. How many whats? Whew! Creative Quilting Bliss Dear...

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  5. I love watching their videos, and our quilting guild does a lot of their work too! Go sew girl! Can't wait to see your work!

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  6. Oh Carol I so love Jenny! and I love that quilt! I ordered the magazine when it began and I'm so glad I did - it's just so nice to have a magazine without all the ads and with NO postcards falling out. :) blessings, marlene

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  7. Happy sewing and cutting and sewing and cutting and

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  8. One charm pack? 42 charms cut into four squares each? Tiny square to two adjacent sides to make flower petals?

    Am I on the right track?

    Am anxious for more feedback on the magazine.

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  9. Thank you so much for this post. A friend emailed me the picture of this quilt from FB and asked if I could use it for her daughter's 100 Good Wishes Quilt and I couldn't find the pattern. Now I know where to get it.

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