Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Moda Blockheads Week #41


Blockheads Week #41 - Pinwheel Star by Lisa Bongean

Lisa has designed another dynamic block this week with lots of visual movement. How can you beat and pinwheel and a star? Kathy opted for traditional red/white/blues from Lisa's fabric collections while Joy pieced her Layered Patchwork block in assorted KT prints.

Click HERE for Lisa's blog and the instructions for her Pinwheel Star.



It's not easy to see from the front of the blocks that the triangles on the Layered Patchwork block are topstitched instead of pieced, but very easy to see how many seams are eliminated from the picture of the back of the blocks.

Back of Kathy's (left) and Joy's Block #41.
Click HERE for my Layered Patchwork option for Lisa's Pinwheel Star.


Question of the Week: Christmas presents - did you make any? Did you finish everything or will you still be stitching on December 24th?

I don't try to start new quilting projects this late in the season, but might give a quilt that's already done. However, Robert and I have a couple of upcycled projects to finish yet. Parts are prepared, assembly is required. I can't reveal what they are yet as my kids sometimes follow my blog. We're having Christmas on December 23rd this year, so we better be done before then!


Moda is generously offering a great prize from each of the designers this week as our "Thank You" to all of you for participating in the last year of Moda Blockheads BOW. My giveaway is a Harvest Hill fat 1/8 bundle AND my new Cozy Quilts and Comforts book. Comment below for a chance to win. (NOTE: Robert took the picture with a fat 1/4 bundle, because that's all we had left. The giveaway is for a fat 1/8 bundle.)


Be sure to comment on each designer's blog this week to win a wonderful giveaway from Moda! What a fun Christmas surprise in your mailbox.

Betsy's Blog - http://betsysbestquiltsandmore.blogspot.com/

Jan's Blog - http://janpatek.blogspot.com/
  
Jo's Blog - http://jomortonquilts.com/jos_journal/

Carrie's Blog - http://blog.modafabrics.com/

283 comments:

  1. By the end of tomorrow I hope my answer will be yes - a completed Christmas present!

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  2. Did I make presents for Christmas?-of course I did and am still in progress. Some will be finished and some will extend into the new year!! The biggest project is the sectional slipcover my daughter asked for for Christmas-did I say I was a quilter not upholsterer. It is partially done and I see some sleepless nights to get it dobe. She will love it when it is done-I hope. Merry Christmas to you and yours this holiday season Cathy R.

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  3. I haven't made any presents this year. Grand intentions - but that's as far as it got. Love your fabrics - Wish they weren't so hard to find in Canada. Merry Christmas

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  4. I finished everything and mailed them all. It's a secret.

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  5. No presents this year...last year was my year to give away many quilts to family members and few friends. Merry Christmas

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  6. I am always stitching Christmas gifts up to the very last minute!

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  7. I made some comfort quilts to give to a charity.

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  8. I love making gifts for my quilt buds. Especially for retreats. Can't wait to see the new fabric collections!

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  9. I have many blocks yet to finish but I am looking forward to getting them all done. Thank you for the fun designs and interesting techhique.

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  10. I did make and gift some holiday napkins....always a fun present!

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  11. I have knitted mittens and socks. I'm also in the middle of sewing two little cosmetic bags. Thanks for a chance. Annaleena H

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  12. Bowl cozys ,pot holders, table runners and still not done lol... happyness04431@yahoo.com

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  13. I still have several Christmas gifts that still need to be started! Thankfully, they are fairly quick finishes so here's hoping I get them done!

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  14. Well I would be telling a lie if I said I have made any presents or completed anything.
    Christmas has crept up and now I'm panicking!! Yikes 12 days to go. Have most of a cushion cover done so better get sewing .

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  15. Thanks Lynne for the time spent in this project that I enjoy so much! Learning so much

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  16. We do not celebrate christmas with gifts but we have some birthdays during the holidays so a chance to win a book would be the perfect present for my birthday

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  17. We do not celebrate christmas with gifts but we have some birthdays during the holidays so a chance to win a book would be the perfect present for my birthday. aubphg (at) hotmail (dot) com

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  18. I don't stress anymore at Christmas, I give them gift cert,
    Merry Christmas!!!!

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  19. Wishing you all a Merry Christmas peace and good health

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  20. No! However I did offer someone a Table topper IOU for Christmas

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  21. I've cut out some pieces for a mini owl quilt for my brother's girlfriend. Hope to finish it this weekend.

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  22. I was able to complete 2 quilts this year for my parents.

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  23. I finished two wall hangings to give away. They are done and ready to be shipped.

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  24. We draw names and handmade gifts are not on anybody's list. Did I skate by this year? Merry Christmas!

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  25. Just getting started, my Christmas spirit came late this year...so behind, maybe I should skip a year? Nah...lol

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  26. I actually finished the 8 mug mats I wanted to do for a local group home developmentally disabled young ladies. Paired them with a fun mug! So glad I followed through! quilter.56@hotmail.com

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  27. Trying to make some American girl doll clothes for my granddaughter. Notice word trying. Boy are they small. Not as small as Barbie doll clothes though. dorthac at aol.com

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  28. No gifts this year were handmade....want to change that for next year!

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  29. I did not make any handmade gifts for Christmas but I did give away several substantial gifts during the year! Next year I need to start earlier!

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  30. Haven't made but two gifts handmade this year. Hubby's birthday is in Jan, so that is still in the works. Will start after Christmas to work on next Christmas. Seems like I'm always going to start in August to work on Christmas, but before I know it, October arrives. Then as soon as I take the turkey out of the oven for Thanksgiving, it's Christmas. You'd think I'd plan better, it's not like they change the holidays around every year. I know it's coming, it just get here faster each year... as I guess we are getting slower :)

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  31. I made lots of handmade gifts. Still have more to do.

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  32. I had a long lists of gifts I was intending to give this year, but most of them were side-tracked as I've been making kennel quilts for all the dogs and cats affected by the many natural disasters this year. Now it's the horrendous SoCal wild fires--they just keep coming.

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  33. Lots of handmade gifts all done and all wrapped...have more in mind for next year!

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  34. I also have not made any home made gifts this year, but theres also next year!

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  35. I haven't made any gifts this year, but theres always next year!

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  36. Great question. I only nadec2 gifts this year. 2 mini quilts with a cross

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  37. I haven't made any gifts yet.....always have great ideas but they don't ever get finished. Maybe next year!

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  38. I am working on one holiday quilt this year and it's for me!

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  39. This year I made all my Christmas gifts and many items for donations. Merry Christmas

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  40. I managed to knit 4 pairs of socks for Christmas presents this year. My daughter just asked for knitted fingerless gloves and a quilted tree skirt. I may get to the gloves this year but that tree skirt will have to be for next year. I also started a quilt for a gift this year but got bogged down with the borders. Again - next year. Merry Christmas to you & yours!

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  41. I made a few ...wrapped and ready. Merry Christmas

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  42. I have enjoyed Block of the week. 7 of the girls in my quilting group have been doing the blocks and it has been fun! HAPPY HOLIDAYS !

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  43. Wow. Thanks so much, This is a wonderful surprise. Merry Christmas to you and your family

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  44. I wish you a Merry Christmas! I've enjoyed viewing all the blocks with each designer's fabric choices.

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  45. I've made pillowcases for our grandchildren and am finishing a quilt for a dear friend who's moving from PA to FLA in the new year.

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  46. I only made two gifts this year. One lap quilt and one wool table mat (still working on that one). I try not to stress myself out. Will be finishing up my shopping this weekend. Happy Holidays to you and your family!

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  47. I usually don't make Christmas presents, but, this year I still need to make a pillow case for my youngest granddaughter (1 1/2) for her first (travel size) pillow. Thanks for the chance to win your wonderful book and fabric! Merry Christmas! HUGS... and stitches

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  48. Hi Lynne and Merry Christmas! Yes, I love to give handmade gifts - usually something quilted or made from fabric scraps. I've enjoyed all the Blockhead patterns this year and am excited that you participated. I love the Kansas Troubles lines and would be excited to make another quilt using Harvest Hill and a pattern from your new book! I hope you and your loved ones have a Blessed 2018!!!

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  50. Best wishes to you, Robert, and your family for a joyous Christmas season. And yes, I am still sewing like crazy to get my Christmas projects completed. 🎄🎁

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  51. Beautiful fabric prize! Thanks to Moda for the great giveaway.
    I am pushing to finish one gift by this Saturday for early Christmas with hubby's family.

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  52. Merry Christmas! Yes, I'm frantically working on Christmas presents, but I love to give gifts that I have created.

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  53. Yes I always make some gifts. This year I have been making dimensional snowflake ornaments with free standing lace on my embroidery machine. Thank you for the chance to win a bundle. Merry Christmas

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  54. What a fun gift. I just got your new book. Love it. Merry Christmas.

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  55. What a great giveaway! I love your fabrics. Have a. Merry Christmas!

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  56. I didn't make any Christmas gifts this year. Thanks for the chance at your wonderful giveaway.

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  57. Merry Christmas! Yes I'm sewing away making gifts for family and friends. I took a new class on appliqué, it's a Santa on a bench pillow. I learned how to sew flying geese! Today I'm going to finish it, I hope.
    Smiles, Sue

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  58. A couple of small gifts and maybe a few New Year gifts if time allows.

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  59. I didn't make any Christmas presents this year, but remember the days of sewing into the wee hours of Christmas Day. Love the layered patchwork blocks.Thanks for the tip. Librarynana@gmail.com

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  60. I never have time to make gifts. But one day I would like to. At this point I get maybe one handmade gift done to give away a year.

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  61. I am in the final quilting stages of a quilt and I'm also working on some items that are being gifted by others.

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  62. I made a few ornaments this year, but that has been it for gifts. Thanks for all the hard work on the blockheads.

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  63. I've completed three items for gifts this year but have several more to complete before the big day! Should have started earlier!!

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  64. I'm still planning to make for gifts, but this year I'll be making dresses for my 4 little granddaughters.

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  65. Almost done with all the stitching on the gifts. Then on to the wrapping. Thanks for the give away.

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  66. I didn't make gifts specifically for anyone but did make table runners/toppers for family to choose from if they want. And no, I didn't get as many done as I wanted to!

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  67. I'm making quilts for all my nieces and nephews, but won't give them until they are all finished, so not this Christmas.

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  68. Each year I plan on making Christmas gifts, and each year I end up with "maybe next year." This is yet another "maybe."

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  69. Yes, I did get some Christmas presents made, but will not be able to get quilts made for my grandchildren. I used my thumb too much and the doctor told me I had to rest my thumb and a wear a brace for 6 weeks. I will be working on them in late January .... I hope!

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  70. Crocheted Frisbees for the grandkids, small quilts and pincushions for friends.

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  71. I love to make gifts but have not accomplished as I had hoped this year. My two grandsons' quilts--a space quilt and the dinosaur quilt-- are not finished. The boys will receive these quilts for their birthdays in 2018.

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  72. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

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  73. I made a table runner which took me one day start to finish which was good since I was meeting the recipient the same day! First time to do that but it was fun.
    Merry Christmas:)

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  74. I made one quilt and had it finished in November.

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  75. I've made no gifts for the first time in many years. Too much going on in my life! Thank you for the great blocks that you've contributed to our Blockheads quilt!

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  76. We've had some extra blessings added to our family this year. I've made three baby quilts for three little ones and they'll all be going off in the mail on Monday. Merry Christmas!

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  77. I do not make Christmas gifts but I do make a winter/holiday seasonal item for my home which could be a lap quilt, wall hanging, runner etc. which I will work on throughout the year. Over the years it makes a nice collection!

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  78. I made a few handmade gifts this year, a lap quilt for my daughter & son in law, a quilt for my grandson's first Christmas and a stocking for him and a few ornaments for family! Thanks for the chance to win.

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  79. I've been otherwise involved, but I have started a quilt for my niece. It MAY be a quilt for Christmas 2018 (or 19??) at the rate I'm going, but things keep happening! By the way, using the layered piecing technique and quite like it.

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  80. I made 15 little bags for friends. I hope they like them!

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  81. I have made a few small items, finishing the last one up today!!

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  82. I need to finish a quilt that is a Christmas gift. Hopefully it will be done in time.

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  83. I did make a few giveaways this year and my grandchildren loved them. (we already have had our family Christmas). Love this block. Thanks for the generous giveaway.

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  84. No handmade gifts this year. Good intentions, but work always gets in the way. :)

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  85. Made some things for my church bazaar. Many didn't sell because people don't understand the cost that goes into even the little items. So I have emergency gifts if needed

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  86. I did send a quilt for a gift to my sister this year. I loved it- I hope she does! I can't wait to see your new book! It looks fabulous. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  87. No gifts made this year but last year I accomplished FIVE twister Christmas stockings! Thanks for the chance to win.

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  88. No homemade Gifts this year. Just got back on Sat from being gone for 54 days. I'm lucky to get some decorations up this year

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  89. I made a mother/daughter matching apron set for my daughter in law and grand daughter. Your colors look so warm and inviting and the book....would love to get my hands on that! Thanks for the opportunity to win such an awesome gift! Merry Christmas! Sherri Beyrer.

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  90. I'm almost done. Just a binding to finish, then a pillowcase and a bag.

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  91. I made and already gifted quilts to my Nieces and Nephew, it was a tight finish but they were surprised by the gifts and I think they will love them for years to come.

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  92. Finishing up some back projects . Merry Christmas

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  93. I am not making anything for anyone specifically for Christmas. I just want to thank y'all for the opportunity to win a lovely gift from you.

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  94. No Christmas stitching for me on the 24th.

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  95. Christmas and Flannel pillowcases go together at our house. I’ve finished two and have 16 more to go!!

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  96. I would have to admit to being an overachiever. I made 6 Christmas quilts and wall hangings for a daughter who needs no more and has told me so All done. Most were made during Harvey when all I could do was watch to rain.

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  97. I made more of our gifts this year than before. We have 28 in our family to give to. I probably made 1/3 this year :)

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  98. I've loved each of your blocks...... would love a bundle of your fabric.

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  99. I made two quilts for my granddaughters. Thank you for the wonderful designs and Merry Christmas!

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  100. Merry Christmas! I've made tablerunners, a quilt and little pouches for gift cards. Love your fabrics, Lynn....

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  101. Merry Christmas! Love your designs and your fabric. I made a table runner and a snowman throw this year!

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  102. I started in July and made a LOT! Handkerchief, butterfly quilt, numerous tote bages, zipper pouches, pillows. glad i started early

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  103. I would love to receive a bundle of your fabric. Carolyn

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  104. Didn't make anything this year. Now that I am retired I can knit and sew all the time, so gifts are given thoughout the year. Thanks for the chance to win!

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  105. I always make some Christmas gifts. I love to create, so that is a part of me. Merry Christmas!! I love your fabric and use it a lot!!

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  106. Just one gift, for an upcoming gift exchange with fellow quilters. The book and fat eighth bundle looks great! Thank you for an opportunity to win. I hope your holidays are stuffed with family and making great memories. Allison C Bayer Plano Texas USA

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  107. i didn't make any gifts this year although I did complete a snowman quilt kit that i gave my daughter 3 years ago. It was finally finished and delivered to her at Thanksgiving.

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  108. I always make homemade ornaments (which are finished). Thanks to all the designers for this fantastic gift of reproduction blocks. I will miss our Wednesdays together. mjkonkel@tds.net

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  109. I would like a new camper so me and my family can do things together next year,

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  110. I made three small wall hangings and hooked 2 rug mugs as gifts this year. It wouldn't be Christmas without something hand made.
    Happy holidays to you and yours and thanks for all you do for us out here in blog land.

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  111. I try to make something, big or small, for the kids every year. And I'm done! Merry Christmas to one and all!

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  112. That is so wonderful that you and your husband make gifts for your kids❣ I know I treasure everything my parents have made for me :-)
    Merry Christmas 🎄

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  113. I haven't made any Christmas gifts this year but I am hoping to next year.

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  114. Thank you for the time and energy that it takes for the Blockheads. Hope you have a blessed Christmas

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  115. I made 2 gifts for quilting groups I belong to. I also make what a I call car quilts for my family members. This year I was making car quilts 2 car quilts when carpet we had purchased was suppose to be installed on Dec. 4th. The carpet was flawed, was reordered and that was flawed. It will now be Jan 5th before I get carpet. My sewing room is so full of things from the other rooms I can’t even find my sewing machine, so they will have to wait until 2018. Wonderful giveaway!

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  116. I didn't make any Christmas gifts this year. After 9 weddings in 18 months,I am ready to hear Christmas bells instead of wedding bells. There were quilts (not quite finished) and cross stitched samplers (finished) and brides maids dresses to be hemmed so I am ready to finish wedding quilts and do sewing for me which means I make a quilt and gift it. Such is the quilty life.

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  117. I have been making wool felt stockings for grandkids. Blockheads is so much fun. I’m excited to see the settings from each of you!

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  118. I have enjoyed this quilt along since the first post. I've been behind since Thanksgiving, but I suspect there are many in my boat. There will be plenty of time after Christmas for catching up and finishing!
    Thank you for the fun blocks!

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  119. I have enjoyed the blockheads. I was able to finish one quilt as a present and working on some stockings.

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  120. I'm hoping to make more homemade presents next year because I'll be retired then. Merry Christmas to you and your family!

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  121. Yes, I made Christmas presents - 17 lap quilts - one for each of my kids and grandkids. The only time we were all able to be together was in early September, so the quilts have been in use all month.

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  122. I usually end up gifting someone with the "unfinished gift" each year and have to take it back to finish it. Who will be so lucky this year?

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  123. I just finishe binding a Christmas gift quilt last night.

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  124. Lynn -
    perfect title for your book -- all your quilts look so cozy!

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  125. I'd love to win anything KT, Lynne! You are my favourite designer! The problem is that I have a heck of a time using my KT fabrics, I only want to hoard them and keep them on display! LOL. Thanks for this chance and Merry Christmas.

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  126. I haven't finished any quilt projects for Christmas this year, just a couple pairs of knitted socks for the granddaughters. Plan to start earlier next year. Love your designs and fabrics, Lynn!

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  127. I am working on a few things for Christmas. I usually make a couple things. Trusting you have a Merry Christmas with your family! What a wonderful giveaway!

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  128. No homemade gifts this year! Where does the time go? I really should start in January! Lol! Love your books & fabrics!

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  129. I made a quilt for my brother, to celebrate our trip to Hawaii together. Merry Christmas to all!

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  130. Made a few small things and finishing one for fund raiser in Jan

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  131. No quilted gifts this year, but I am gifting some knitted ornaments and hats - and maybe a shawl.

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  132. I am still sewing but they will be ready!

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  133. I made a few gift card holders, but other than that, no sew-y gifts this year!

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  134. I would really love to win a copy of your book and fabric. Thanks for the opportunity.

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  135. I'm scrambling to get stockings made to send out. Excuse me while I get back to it!

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  136. This year I have miraculously completed all the gifts that I made on time. Two large quilts and five table runners. I have started on a new table topper for me but won't expect to enjoy that one till next Christmas.

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  137. I made soup bowl cozys and potholders for coworkers. I worked on them off and on all year as scrap control projects.

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  138. I am enjoying this Blockheads program, the blocks & the comments. They help me to know the designers. Thanks for participating. Yes, I made a tote for a gift but have no time to do the accompanying pouch. But, no worries as her birthday is in January. Merry Christmas.



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  139. I made a few felt ornaments which has turned into my tradition over the last few years.

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  140. No quilted Christmas presents this year, but there are 2 quilts in progress for the grandsons. I've also fallen behind on by blockheads- recent surgery. Hoping
    the new year brings renewed energy. Debbie Barnes

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  141. I completed 2 presents to give at Christmas.
    I love the directions to the blocks and have learned new techniques throughout the project. Thank you!

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  142. Nancy A: rangerer@sbcglobal.netDecember 13, 2017 at 9:33 AM

    I am making a wall quilt for our granddaughter who is a senior at Murray State in Kentucky. Their team's name is The Racers, so the quilt has 4 horse heads on it. This should have been done a long time ago, but I have really dragged my feet because it looked too hard. Last night I finished the 4 heads, and today I will put on the borders. Each head has a lot of pieces, so I have a lot of sewing ahead of me:)

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  143. Thank you for the chance to win such a generous gift for one lucky winner for Christmas!!

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  144. I crocheted hot pads out of cotton yarn in lots of yummy colors. I noticed my hotpads and my friends were all yucky. So decided everyone needed new hot pads!

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  145. playing blockhead catch-up. Love love love this challenge and the opportunity to see the blocks from such talented quilters around the world. Happy Holidays to,all.

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  146. I am knitting some hats (must go faster!) and have a couple done, and I'm stitching little bags filled with fun things for different friends. OH! And I made a purse the other day, and one more to go this weekend. I'm at the point where I'm eliminating the things I can't possibly get done that seemed a great plan in November.

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  147. I don't make Christmas gifts this time of year either--too much pressure!

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  148. This has been a fun hop to follow all year, although I'm sorely behind. Maybe next year I'll catch up ????

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  149. Just decided everyone needs soup bowl cozies for Christmas. I hate when work interferes with sewing!

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  150. What fun Moda Blockhead has been. And how fun is the giveaway this week. Merry Christmas to you and your family.

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  151. I’m so far behind, I’ll never catch up.

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  152. After last minute rushing last year and the crazy Fall I have had I, thankfully, decided NOT to make presents this year.

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  153. Thank you for the designs and the great giveaway. Merry Christmas.

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  154. I love making Christms gifts. This year I have made quilted items, embroidered towel, soaps, no ascrub. I usually start in September as I LOVE Christmas.

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  155. Really appreciate the Blockheads blocks and the amazing contest! Thank you for all your wonderful work! Have a Merry Christmas and a wonderful holiday season!

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  156. I'm going to be sad when this blockhead ends. I've looked forward to Wednesdays!

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  157. As a new quilter, teaching herself how to piece using these blocks, I can't tell you how much I've appreciated the careful instructions and advice. Thank you and Merry Christmas.

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  158. Thank you so much to the Moda designers for their time and talent to give us all the amazing free Moda blockhead quilt blocks. Merry Christmas to you and your families.

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  159. I made a few quilts and purses and doll clothes for presents this year. Thank you for the opportunity to win your pretty fabrics. Merry Christmas.

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  160. I only made a few small items. Still working on larger ones. Happy holidays. angielovesgary2 atgmail dotcom

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  161. One big quilt still needs binding this year, but that's the only gift I made this year. Thanks for the fun blocks!

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  162. Thank you, Lynne, for all you do and share in the quilting world. I'm a big fan of your fabrics and patterns, too! It's been fun! Merry Christmas!

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  163. I'm down to the binding on a quilt for my daughter. Probably still be up working on it when Santa drops by.

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  164. I have made a number of gifts this year. I’ll finish them all, but sadly, won’t finish several things I was making for myself!

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  165. I'm in the throes of finishing a twin quilt for one of my grandsons. It is down to the border quilting, binding and then burying all those threads! It should be done this weekend.

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  166. The layered patchwork technique is interesting. And I have never seen the back of a block on any post. Nice touch.

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  167. Pretty blocks, nice seeing 2 versions and a different way to put them together. 24Tangent@gmail.com

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  168. What a nice gift this would be, a book & fabric. Thanks for the chance and showing us all the wonderful blocks each week.

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  169. Thanks for the chance to win your great fabric and designs. I've made several things this year like Christmas quilted banners and lots of pillowcases.

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  170. What lovely fabric. Thanks for the chance to win. I usually do not make gifts for Christmas unless I have completed them before December 1. I have been caught with them not complete come December 25 and it is not worth the added stress. Barb betcrawford@verizon.net

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  171. Thank you and all the Moda designers for their time and talent to give us all the amazing free Moda blockhead quilt blocks! Merry Christmas to you and your family.

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  172. Thanks for the chance to win this wonderful prize. Not homemade gifts this year.

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  173. Thanks for the fun Blockheads quilt along! Happy Holidays!

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  174. I did not sew any Christmas presents this year.

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  175. Always make lap top Christmas themed quilts for the grandkids so they can sleep under during December. Have a great Holiday season. Terry

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  176. Happy Holidays everyone.
    Hoping everyone's blocks are coming together.
    The quilt along has been great fun! Karen

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  177. Would I love a Christmas gift of fabric and a book? YES! YES! YES! I have enjoyed seeing every new block on Wednesday :-)

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  178. Just so you know, I have 40 of these blockheads finished and will be doing 41 today!

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  179. Love, love, love your fabric! By far my favorite!!

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  180. I have followed all year but got behind about halfway. We all wish for more time to quilt!

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  181. I'm a few blocks behind but hope to get caught up before the end! Merry Christmas and thank you for your contribution to this wonderful group!

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  182. I made a few Christmas pillows for gifts. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  183. Yes, I made 'mug rugs' for gals in my office; finished binding a quilt for my daughter-in-law and made seven sets of pillowcases. WHEW -- I'm done. Thanks for the wonderful blocks and this fantastic giveaway!

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  184. Yes, I am sewing up a storm for gifts. Today I say What in the Hell was I thinking but when everyone opens their gifts and loves them I'll remember why I do this every year. May 2018 bless you with all the things you hope for.

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  185. I am making all my gifts this year.

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  186. I still make special Christmas ornaments for my 2 God Daughters - Amanda will receive her 30th and Allison her 16th.

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  187. I have made gingerbread pincushions and kleenex holders for sewing friends, a tabletopper for a birthday present in January for my daughter-in-law, a quilt for my daughter-in-law, pillowcases for my daughter and 2 grandchildren, pajama set for granddaughter, and a basketball shirt and shorts for grandson. I sewed a teepee for the grandkids to play in. I plan on doing some Christmas ornaments Saturday. I am finished this year.

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  188. My sewing room has been "Santa's Workshop" for the past 2 months. 2 quilts for twins are going in the mail today. One more stuffed toy is cut out and will be stitched before the end of today. Nearing the completion line. Yeah!

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  189. No handmade gifts this year. Have enjoyed this bow and the generosity of all the designers. Thank you. Wishes to you and your family for a Merry Christmas.

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  190. I made some table runners/toppers for Christmas presents. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  191. Enjoyed reading all comments from the different designers each week and what was going on in their lives.

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  192. I made Santa tree decorations to put in t h e few Xmas cards I sent out. k2sews@hotmail.com

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  193. I haven't made any gifts this year but I am working on a Christmas quilt that may be a gift in the future. Thanks so much for a chance to win some of your beautiful fabric and your new book. It has lots of quilts I would love to make!

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  194. I stitch and sew each year for my gifts,not all but quite a few. I think this year I will get all planed finished by next week. This year already finished is a snowman pot holder,quite a few stitched ornaments for friends,a cushion to name a few. Merry Christmas.

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