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Vintage Spools Block for me!

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Blogged here! We all collect threads and I have loads of old spools which look pretty even if the thread is not really useable. I've put some notes on for the different fabrics- there were a lot of points to match and a high level of accuracy is not my strongest point but it is all a great big learning curve. Still needs its border to neaten it up but I'll add that later.

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  1. :: Nova 55 months ago | reply


  2. verykerryberry 55 months ago | reply

    Thank you to Randi and thank you to Nova!

  3. -Vivie- 55 months ago | reply

    What an AMAZING block! It is unbelievable!

  4. verykerryberry 55 months ago | reply

    thank you Sylvie!

  5. Oh Rosey Posey {LilyRose0.1} 55 months ago | reply

    This is sooo awesome, it's killing me!

    Those daft Explore commenters have the same old schtick they just auto-post or whatever, they're ridiculous, aren't they?

  6. verykerryberry 55 months ago | reply

    thank you! I know what you mean about Explore comments, they always sound the same- you can recognise them a mile away!

  7. Poppyprint 53 months ago | reply

    Just saw this block in an inspiration mosaic on Dutch Sisters - it is so fantastic Kerry!! Love it.

  8. verykerryberry 53 months ago | reply

    Thankyou Kritsta :)

  9. isisjem22 51 months ago | reply

    This is fab!

  10. Lynne @ Lilys Quilts 51 months ago | reply

    I think you're right to have chosen this for your imaginary book cover - it is very you.

  11. verykerryberry 51 months ago | reply

    It is my fav thing I made- I will say it is pretty small but as you say it is me- it is funny when people online get your thing- you know what I mean I'm sure! Ta Jan x

  12. rachaeldaisy 51 months ago | reply

    Love this!! You should write a book, it would be a great cover!!

  13. Helene408 51 months ago | reply

    J'adore, j'aime beaucoup ce que tu fais.

  14. ::Sardaana 51 months ago | reply

    Kerry, I'd buy your book immediately! :)

  15. nanotchka 51 months ago | reply

    I keep coming back to this block! I love it! Please do a tutorial so we can all make one. I've been all over the web looking for that spool fabric can you give me any information on where I might find some?

  16. verykerryberry 51 months ago | reply

    Thank you! The last time I found some was on Etsy but it was a random half metre and the colourway I used here was given to me, It is by Kumiko Fujita and is part of her Needlework collection but if I could find more I would! It was a very hard block to do and I didn't keep the pattern I drew but it is a series of squares and rectangles with the spools inside. There are lots of spool blocks on line and I just scaled a block down to fit in the little squares

  17. julieloulou 38 months ago | reply

    fantastic spools!

  18. verykerryberry 38 months ago | reply

    thankyou, this is still one of my fav makes

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