Friday, August 26, 2011

The Jack Quilt

Well, I certainly didn't intend to take the whole summer off from sewing and this blog,  I can hardly believe August is nearly over.  I have lots of good excuses, but the main reason is I am pregnant (again).  This will be #4, and we are really excited.  We find out next week what we are having, I can't wait.  My oldest started school last week, and we finally have some routine in our lives, and I might possibly have some time and energy to quilt.

Several months ago Sarah contacted me about testing her Union Jack Quilt Pattern for her.  I happily obliged and think it turned out really great.  There is no paper piecing, and fairly simple to put together.  I originally thought this would make it's way into a complete quilt, but lately I am thinking it would look really cool as a pillow.  hmmm...

you can find the pattern in Sarah's etsy shop, The Aftercraft

24 comments:

  1. Congratulations on the new baby!! You are going to have a full house! I only have two and feel like I have no no time to quilt, you are very inspiring!

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  2. congrats on the baby...that is wonderful news. this jack block would make a amazing pillow!

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  3. Congratulations! Sounds like you have plenty of good reasons to have taken some time off! :D

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  4. Congratulations! Hope all goes well. The first few months are the worst, aren't they?

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  5. Congrats Nettie!!!

    How exciting for you and your family!! xoxoxo

    X, Heather

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  6. Congratulations!!! That's very exciting news :)

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  7. Congrats - love the Jack to-be-pillow, too!

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  8. Congratulations! What wonderful news. Hope the little one is cooperative for the ultrasound!

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  9. Congratulations on your wonderful news!

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  10. Congrats! Very cool! 4 is a great number. We have 6, and I honestly think that the babies get progressively more fun for me.

    Preggos should totally take it easy. With my last, I nearly destroyed my back by sewing on the floor. (Weird, I know.) So just take care of yourself.

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  11. Congratulations! Good excuse...take care....

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  12. yay for you! i bet your other kiddos are really excited!

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  13. Glad Im not the only one who did that this summer! We just found out were having a boy :) im finally back at my computer and sewing machine after several months of fatigue and morning sickness... Can't wait to hear what you're having!

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  14. Congratulations! And so glad to see a post from you!

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  15. Congrats on the pregnancy! I hope you haven't felt too sick.

    And I really like this block =)

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  16. Congratulations!
    I wish I had had more than two kids :0)....they really are a blessing.

    Happy Sewing

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  17. We're so happy for you and your family, congratulations!! I've missed seeing peeks of your projects.

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  18. Congratulations on another little one to share your love and live with:)

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  19. I just purchased your block party book and read it cover to cover. Wonderful!

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