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Block of the Month 2014

Dogs!

Hi fellow quilters!

I guess you've noticed that there hasn't been a block-of-the-month for the last month or two. Well, I'm b.a.a.a.a.ock! First, I want to thank you for your response to my "BFF" pattern. I've received many wonderful compliments from you, and I appreciate them very much. One other comment I've heard several times is "It's so cute, but you don't have a poodle (or a boxer, or a collie or whatever). You really need to do one."

So here is my response. From now through March 2015 there will be a different dog or cute quote. No, I still haven't covered all the breeds you asked for. But I'll keep trying. I don't like the formal "I'm at a dog show, and I'm try to give my best pose" type of photograph. I like something cute {I love puppies) or whimsical or just plain fun. So I shall keep looking, and when I find the right one, you will see my version of it here on the website. If you have a cute or funny photograph and wouldn't mind sharing it, ple.e.e.e.e.ase send it to me.

Now for a few helpful hints. When we get to the Scottie, I suggest you cut him from a grey fabric and let all your work with fabric pens or fabric paints or free motion stitching for the shading and details of his coat turn him into a black dog. If you cut him from black fabric, you have no place to go with the shading and other special details (like the inside of his ears or his eyes).

Several of the dogs have coats of more than one color. Dotted lines show you the areas where those colors go.

The Shiba Inu is chasing a pinecone. If that pinecone looks too intricate and you just don't want to mess with it, turn it into a ball.

All but one of the pages will print on 8" x 11" paper. Feel free to enlarge them. The last one is on 11" x 14", but you'll have to wait to see what it is. ;)

Hmmmmm. That's all I can remember right now that I wanted to tell you. If you have any other questions, don't hesitate to call or e-mail me. And above all else, have fun!

In His love,

Nancy

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