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The Gypsy wife and...

Well, if you're wondering what the 'and' is for, you will have to read this whole post.

A few of The Gypsy Wife block of the month quilts are coming together, and Loz L was kind enough to send in a photo of hers. She hasn't quilted it yet (I think that would be asking a bit much considering final parcels just went out and it's pretty amazing she has her top together!)

I love hearing about these quilt tops getting sewn together, it means the pattern works!
Well done, Loz!

As for that 'and'.
Nothing major, just a name for the next Block of the Month.
We have named it Bring Me Flowers.

If you're wondering what it looks like, I had the sneak peak in a precious
Lucy only has 10 places left in this one. Amazing support which I am very chuffed about! We've decided there will be a Round 2 option but it has to be known that there will be very little original fabrics, if any. These will mainly be replacement fabrics!

Happy Stitching.


sharpie said…
Wow, that quilt top is incredible!

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