HQAL: Log Cabin Update

I wish I could say I have made monumental progress this time around but I haven’t. I did get 1 more block quilted though, which makes 5 out of 12 now. They all look the same, so here is a reminder of what I am working on.

I wanted to add a bit more visual appeal to this posting which is easy since on Friday my husband and I took a short drive out to the town of Lynden to visit his sister. Founded in 1874 by Phoebe and Holden Judson, some sites say American pioneers others Canadian, by the turn of the century, a group of Dutch settlers immigrated and settled there, this began a huge influx of Dutch settlers. As the town grew so did the Dutch influence. By 1950 the town had more Dutch families than non Dutch. While the demographics are beginning to change the Dutch influence remains as does the Dutch language spoken by many. Driving through town, the flower displays were simply amazing ~ here is just a few of the photo’s I snapped.

Slow but steady, I am making progress on my Log Cabin quilt, enjoying the process and the beautiful outdoor spring weather. Like most of us, I have a few other projects in the works that I am alternating with.

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This Hand Quilt Along is an opportunity for hand quilters and piecers to share and motivate one another. We post every three weeks, to show our progress and encourage one another.  If you have a hand quilting project and would like to join our group contact Kathy at the link below.

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13 thoughts on “HQAL: Log Cabin Update

  1. claire93 June 20, 2021 / 4:47 pm

    well done on getting another block quilted ^^
    and thank you for sharing photos of your day out!

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  2. craftycreeky June 20, 2021 / 5:12 pm

    Beautiful quilting as always. The log cabin block has a lovely autumnal feel to it. I do like the windmill in Lyndon, it looks a fascinating building.

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    • Sharon June 21, 2021 / 12:57 am

      TY 🙂 there are quite a few windmills all different – this was the only one we drove past.

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  3. Deb June 20, 2021 / 8:52 pm

    You have done much better than I! Those flowers are wonderful😍😍

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    • Sharon June 21, 2021 / 12:59 am

      Hoping something wonderful has kept you busy. Those flower displays were really something in person 🙂

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      • Deb June 22, 2021 / 2:13 am

        Hoping something wonderful…. It’s called gardening. It will be wonderful this winter having food in the freezer.😃

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        • Sharon June 22, 2021 / 1:30 pm

          One of my favorite places to be – our gardens!

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  4. kathyreeves June 21, 2021 / 4:50 pm

    Enjoyed sharing your day out, and well done getting another block finished. We will get there, won’t we!

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  5. Texas Quilter June 26, 2021 / 1:50 pm

    I know I commented on this one Sharon. Your quilting is looking great! I love the pictures of the town you visited. Have a great weekend! Hugs

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