Tell me a story quilt swap.

I have been busy recently taking part in a quilt block swap called the ‘Tell me a story quilt swap’ run by Amy Friend. Each block made should have a story to go with it that is reflected in the fabric choice.

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Block 1: Spring was in the air and Harold found himself falling in love again.

Block 2: As the aroma of carrot stew filled the air, Harold hare raced over fields of wild flowers to get home in time for tea.

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Block 3: Whilst Milo slept, Mimi and Christabelle made their way home after a successful day at the pick your own strawberry field.

Block 4: Timmy was relieved to find a ripe tomato, for his tea, amongst the rows of wild strawberries.

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Block 5: Mimi, Jessica and Fifi had been best friends ever since they met in the ball park as children. Now they were inseparable.

Block 6: Jessica loved nothing more than to spend a quiet afternoon reading stories about the adventures of the mischievous collie, Pip.

Block 7: Rosie spent the whole day at school daydreaming about the little puppy she was going to collect that weekend.

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Block 8: As the autumn leaves tumbled down around him, Harold sat amongst the mushrooms and reminisced about his life.

Block 9: Tommy dreamt of carrots as he walked home with his friends.

Block 10: Love is…… sharing your last carrot.

The blocks were then sent out all over the globe – although mainly to the USA  – to feature in the quilts of other sewers. I look forward to receiving new blocks from new friends!

Happy stitching everyone.

About wybrow1966

My name is Deborah, and my earliest recollection of being creative is learning how to smock at primary school. We had a wonderful, white-haired lady who came in once a week to teach the 'girls' how to sew. I am not sure what the boys got up to during this time - but I never once felt as though I was missing out on anything. Now, as a primary teacher, I often give up evenings to teach enthusiastic children how to embroider. I am now just about to embarked into the world of blogging. Who knows if anyone will be interested, or if I can even keep it up. But here goes....
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8 Responses to Tell me a story quilt swap.

  1. craftycreeky says:

    What a lovely idea, your fabric is so cute, I love the stories behind the blocks

  2. What lovely little vignettes!

  3. Catherine says:

    This is so sweet and gorgeous! Your blocks are so cute and I love the stories that go along with them

  4. magpiesue says:

    Cute cute cute!!!

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