bees & news.

13 August 2009

this little lovely is for tina.
this block made me fall in love with the red & yellow combo.

this hot little number is for barb.
all i could think about was watermelons while i worked on this.
{i hate watermelons but i heart this block.}

this spiffy block is for adina.
i love the color scheme here.
i could make a dozen quilts with it.

this amazing block is for john.
you have no idea how much i LOVE these fabrics.
they are SO soft. SO soft.
maybe john will just give me this quilt when it's finished.
{a girl can dream can't she???}

this nifty block is also for john.
he picks the best fabrics to play with!!!
not. even. joking.

and last...
this starry block is for donna.
i love this block...alot.

i'm SUPER glad to have these blocks done.
i hope that they are all loved.

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okay...so i have good news & bad news.
i'll tell yall the bad news first...

the bad news:
my SUPER awesome news has to be postponed until next week.
sorry yall.

the good news:
trust me when i say yall need to stop by tomorrow.
just trust me.

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34 comments:

fiberdoodles said...

These blocks are awesome! There is no doubt their new owners will love them.

Sharon

Deanna said...

all look awesome!

Stacey said...

hahahahahahahaha
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hahahahahaha
hahahahaha
hahahaha
hahaha
haha
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i am laughing my socks off!! you suck!!
but i still love ya!!!
you are going to irritate some peeps, OMG
so not even funny
oh wait,
i am laughing my socks off!!!!!!
hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha
oh, yeah, your blocks rock! great job, and the star one is my fave also, i cannot wait to see donna's quilt, it will be awesome like yours!!!

Becky said...

Love the blocks. And all the color combos you got to play with. And that none of them look anything like each other!
Want to hear the news...stop teasing us!

Heather said...

I love all the blocks - funny John did a post with all his blocks and you can tell you both are in the same Quilt Block Swap - I love them all.

Barb said...

Love the blocks....

Thimbleanna said...

Great blocks Rachel -- I especially love the star block!

Blue is Bleu said...

Beautiful blocks!!! And I can't believe you hate watermelon... my husband gets all giddy and happy whenever I buy some hehe

Cathy said...

Fabulous blocks. I love the yellow grey red combo. Will check in tomorrow!! xo

Hope said...

The blocks all look wonderful :)

dotti white said...

Rachel....you always make me smile and laugh, too! I will be back tomorrow...i always come back! Have a great day!

Rose said...

I ♥ watermelon. And I ♥ your blog, so I'll come back tomorrow, because I bet I'll even ♥ your super awesome news.

Marianne Penner Design said...

These blocks are all great.

And you bet, I'll be back tomorrow to see what your awesome news will be.

Quirky said...

Your colour combinations are fantastic! (the Ohio quilt festival pics are great, too!)

Sandra said...

I love the " watermelon" block very nice! ( I dont like eating them either...)

Donna said...

OMG, Rachel ... MY block!!!
I think my heart stopped for a second there.
I can't wait to see it in person.
And here I thought you'd forgotten about me.
It's awesome. *as I knew it would be!*
Come home to mama, little star!

Jackie said...

The blocks are just fantastic. I actually love the watermelon block and can totally see it with other blocks just like it in a quilt. By the way, I do love watermelon.

Tonya's Sewing Room said...

i love all your blocks......such great work

Terriaw said...

you have been a busy bee member! Love all the blocks, but especially that second one for John and the star block. I'm sure each recipient will love theirs!

Aimee said...

The blocks are all beautiful and shame on you! I hate to wait...but I will and I will be back so I guess it all works out, huh? Oh well, it gives me something to look forward to while I sit in meetings ALL day. Have a great day!

Purple Quilter Queen said...

Beautiful blocks. Are you involved in swaps with all these great folks? Man you are one busy woman! You are Super Quilter! Jenn

Nancy said...

what great blocks!! We will all be sitting here on the computer awaiting the news bulletin...

jaybird said...

bee blocks look great.. nice job catching up!! .. as for the super awesome news.. i feel like i'm keeping a secret in a locked metal box.. crazy!! and why do i need to come back tomorrow?

Lauren said...

Love your blocks :)

Julie said...

Oh I like the yellow and red also! What beautiful blocks.

Mrs Quilty said...

I love those blocks! Especially the yellow and red! Also the soft blues! Very pretty!! Lucky people get those! I will be sure and check your blog tomorrow! What a tease!

Needled Mom said...

I love all the little blocks. It looks like you had fun playing around with them.

Anina said...

Woohoo! I'm waiting for the excitement...

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

Lucky people in the bee!!!! ALL of the blocks you made are AWESOME!

roseylittlethings said...

Love the wonky block, super cute. They all look great but that is my fave!

beth said...

i really like the first block....red and yellow...very pretty. looks like you were very busy!

Anne said...

Him like yhe blocks and particulary John's as i have just bought some of these fabrics! :-~)

marciekoch said...

Rachel, Quick question...
How do you get those cute headers at the top of each list on the right side of your blog?

Lana said...

Wow, what a great site! I love the music, these blocks and your sense of humor! I will be back for sure!
Good luck too!!!

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