I actually have that book, Debi, and only one copy! You'd be surprised how
many dups I have of some books! Ok, I have a triplicate too, but only one!
I think this will work nicely for the quilts. I'll keep you posted!
"Do what you like, like what you do"
: Snowballs and nine patches are one of my all time favorite combinations! I
: even have a book that has several patterns for color combos/arrangements
: that make them look even more amazing.
Let me know if you'd like to see the book, if you don't already have it. I'd
: be happy to send you a copy.
: Education is when you read the instructions. Experience is what you get
: you don't.
: >I think I'm going to need it. Several of the family members have picked
: > particular shirts for their quilts so I haven't even started yet and I
: > already have constraints. But I think there are enough shirts to go
: > around
: > and I will add solids as well. I'm thinking of doing snowballs and nine
: > patches.
: > Alice
: > "Do what you like, like what you do"
: > : In article ,
: > :
: > : > As you may know, my sweet FIL passed away recently. Today was the
: > first
: > day
: > : > of the house cleaning with all the siblings. It was a sad day but a
: > good
: > : > bonding activity for my husband and his brothers and sisters (6
: > but
: > : > he brought me back some items that just made my day. First was the
: > fishing
: > : > quilt I had made for my FIL several years ago for Christmas along
: > a
: > : > matching pillowcase. Second was a flag door banner that I made for
: > him
: > : > right after 9-11. Then, he brought me out to the Jeep and showed me
: > the
: > : > best yet - all of my FILs shirts, stripes, plaids and solids. We
: > normally
: > : > do family gifts at Christmas and I had suggested that perhaps this
: > year
: > we
: > : > could give each family a lap quilt made from his shirts. His
: > know
: > : > about the plan for the quilts but they don't know that I will put
: > : > picture transfers of their dad on it as well. So guess who will be
: > : > starting their holiday sewing soon?????
: > :
: > :
: > : That's a wonderful plan, Alice -- and very generous of you to do for
: > : your DH's family. :) That's a lot of lap quilts to make, so it's a
: > : thing you're starting early. ;) Best of luck!
: > :
: > : --
: > : Sandy in Henderson, near Las Vegas
: > : sw.foster1 (at) gmail (dot) com (remove/change the obvious)
: > :