Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Valentine Program for my grandson , My third block for Amy's BOM and 4 Patch Exchange Blocks

My oldest grandson, Brandon, is in kindergarten and had his first school program tonight. They did 3 songs and he even had a speaking part. Way to go, Brandon, you did a great job. I am a very proud Grammy! All the kids were so cute in the program and all the kids that had speaking parts did a great job. Look at these good looking kiddos....




And this is my little star, Brandon:









The program was short but sweet. We came home and had ice cream to celebrate. What fun....

I came home and had enough time to work on my BOM and here it is...Florida's Key West block. This is the third and final block this month. This block was made with templates, not my favorite thing to do but it went together better than I thought it would. I did not have to unsew cause I heeded Amy's warnings about the triangle shapes. Thanks, Amy...



I also did 10 little blocks for an exchange. I started out doing these as leaders and enders while doing my BOM. Once I had my blocks done, I added the outer sections and am now ready for the exchange. We will be exchanging 10-20 of these blocks per month so I'll show you some of these as the year progresses. You turn in 10 or however many you want and you get the same number back but all different. I'm doing this exchange in two different groups so I should get alot of different blocks and will be able to have a good scrap quilt.. Here's the blocks that I did...They are 5 1/2" blocks.





4 comments:

Miss 376 said...

Well done on the BOM. It's lovely seeing all the blocks up on your design wall

TypsTatting said...

Love the BOM the colour scheme is great!!!!! The kids are really cute!

Candace said...

I love your blocks of the month, and am so impressed that you did the Key West block without having to rip. I did my share of it. Great job.
Brandon is a cutie for sure.

Amy (lilme2_99) said...

I love seeing the Florida's Key West blocks showing up on the blogs---I was worried myself! I'm not a template quilter, either, but....like Candace says....it's nice to "grow" a little with a new method.

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