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May 26, 2020
More Hatcheting from Fret Not Yourself

Every test in our life makes us bitter or better, every problem comes to break us or make us. The choice is our whether we become a victim or victor.
~Lorenzo Dozier


Following my usual plan, I made so many of these blocks there's enough for a second quilt. This one  had even more iterations because they blocks had been culled once for the previous Hatchet quilt. First the blocks were laid in the order they were sewn.

Blocks laid out as originally sewn
Hatchet 2 baby quilt original blocks

At first I regrouped some streamers and removed the light blue ones on the ...

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May 19, 2020
Taking a Hatchet to my Scraps from Fret Not Yourself

"The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving."
~Oliver Wendell Holmes


It's way past time to use up my remnants and scraps. I used the largest to make a simple four-patch called Hatchet that is often seen as a signature block. In fact, I used the block for my first guild name tag. My rule was to two to twelve center squares 5.5" squares with pairs of 3" squares for the triangle sides. Five inches is fairly wide for the scrap bag but I grabbed ...

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