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Eileen Gianiodis
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I'm a wife, mom, quilter and fabric-a-holic. And, I'm good with all of that.
I'm a wife, mom, quilter and fabric-a-holic. And, I'm good with all of that.

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BE 2015
This year's block exchange is equal parts partial seams, small blocks and colorful fabrics. Regardless, by September, we will all have a pile of blocks that will be screaming  to be put into a beautiful quilt.  Just a note: I've found that if you bag up tho...

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BE 2015 Jan's Block
This year, we're making blocks full of triangles for Jan. She says it's a two-year quilt top.  We provide the fabrics here … She's looking for prints that read solid, combined with white-on-white fabric for the background. We will make six blocks for her. S...

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BE 2015 Daisy's Block
This year, we're making a nine-patch block for Daisy. She will provide eight 4.5 inch squares of brown and beige fabrics (I guess she has enough fabric too). The center square should be the main color of the quilt that we're doing this year. Kits from Daisy...

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BE 2015 Terry's Block
Terry's block is called Cleopatra's fan.  She provided the background fabric and we're providing the other pieces. Terry is looking for elegant art deco, Asian-influenced fabrics in black, grey, turquoise, navy, green, blues, tans and purples. Looks like a ...

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BE 2015 Ruth F.'s Block
Ruth F. has us doing a 16-patch block this year,  with lighter prints in the middle and carder around the outside. Pieces are 2 inches square.  Size: 6.5 inches square.

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BE 2015 Dorothy's Block
Dorothy's block is so easy this year. I might do it twice. She's looking for 4.5 inch squares of either red or dark green -- four or five. If they're different, we should sew them together. If they're the same, don't sew them. She'll use these for borders f...

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BE 2015 Georgia's Block
Georgia's block is called mini slice and play. She's provided all the fabric. She wants us to slice and sew four times per block, no more than five. Don't trim the blocks.

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BE 2015 Carol's Block
Carol says to use your scraps for this one. She provided the background fabric, This block also includes a partial seam (time to put on our big girl pants and do partial seams). No size given, so when someone finishes one, let us know. And if you don't have...

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BE 2015 Ruth D.'s Block
Ruth has requested hot flying geese! Each goose unit is 2X4 inches. It's possible that Ruth is trying to warm up in Minnesota … we'll take it in Michigan too, though! Make eight flying geese, sew them into two strips of four units each. Size: 4.5 X 8.5 inches

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BE 2015 Cindy's Block
Cindy's block is pretty awesome … it's her two favorite colors and includes a partial seam  (which, along with very small blocks seems to be the order of this year's BE). She provided us with all the fabric (maybe she has enough fabric for the entire planet...
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