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Dog Tooth Block

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Another quilt for Ruby

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Category Quilting
Type Functional
Style Whimsical
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What was your source for this quilting project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo Dog Tooth Violet

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What materials did you use? Cotton

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What are you most proud of? The way it turned out with the fussy cutting and the border.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Make sure you have enough fabric for making mistakes... Measure twice and cut only once!!!!

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it IS really perfect, I've never seen Dog Tooth block before and you "fussed" just right. Ruby must be delighted!

05/11/2012 Flag

Thank you Pam although I cut one wrong and ran out of the blue fabric so had to patch... but then I thought it is patchwork haha!

05/11/2012 Flag

My grandma said you had to make a "mistake" on every quilt because only God was perfect... so we had to find the (usually deliberate) mistake on every quilt...a bit like "Where's Waldo?" game. So, when someone spots my mistakes, I always say "I MEANT to do that!!" haha! I mean, why did they name it "patchwork" if they didn't mean us to be literal about it?!

05/11/2012 Flag

Thats good to know:) because Ive have made a mistake of some sort on each of mine so far. I will use what your grandma said if anyone points out my mistakes:))))

05/11/2012 Flag

This saying comes from the Amish from what I was told when we sold fabric in amish country.

05/11/2012 Flag

Very interesting:) I am actually reading a book 'Sisters of the Quilt (the complete trilogy)' by Cindy Woodsmall it is very good and a wonderfl insight into the Amish community. I reccommend it to you all:)

05/12/2012 Flag

Adorable idea and quilt.

05/16/2012 Flag

Thank you, It was worth the effort in the end and Ruby loves it:)

05/17/2012 Flag

Sweeeeet! Love it! Lucky Ruby!

07/29/2012 Flag

Thanks Pat:)

07/30/2012 Flag