Put your foot down #105

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Welcome to Put your foot down. Since last week I have managed to finish piecing the last few blocks for the Tree of Life QAL. For me it doesn’t feel like its been a year but here is the stack of blocks to prove it.

tree of life

After it was too late I realized I either messed up piecing a block or placed a block in the wrong spot. It’s way too late now.

tree of life

Decided to put a flying geese border on my Tree of Life. AccuQuilt sent the 6″ flying geese die with the AccuQuilt Big and because I want this quilt to finish much larger I started cutting and chain piecing geese that will add another 12″ to the top.

tree of life
tree of life

84 flying geese later. The fabric is Moonstone and Rice from Island Batik. Moonstone reminds me of an Opal before cutting. You’ll see more of the colors in this fabric in the July 1st post for the Quilt Along.

My Enzo

enzo the brussels griffon

I am lost, heart broken and feel very disoriented. Monday I had to put my Enzo to sleep. He had been sick since the beginning of the pandemic, battling ongoing staph infections along with other issues too many to list. But in the last couple of weeks he lost his sight and hearing. It was heart breaking to watch him run around the house frightened looking for me and believing I had left him, running into walls and us. He loved being cradled like a baby and chasing me around the house awaiting a quilt to hit the floor so he could be included in the picture.

enzo the brussels griffon

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Today we have Prairie Flowers by Quarter Inch-Capers (love that name), isn’t is pretty?

Look out though because the Hungry Caterpillar loves flowers. Sunshine in the Attic shared this adorable finish.


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12 Comments

  1. I’m sorry about Enzo, I know you loved him and will miss him greatly. The Tree of Love will look nice with the Flying Geese Border, happy stitching!

    • Denise

      Thank you, I think so too. The Moonstone is really pretty and completely different from my norm and I love it for the sky fabric, makes for an interesting border.

  2. Anne-Marie

    I’m so sorry, Denise. I know how much Enzo means to you.

    • Denise

      Thank you, I have felt so disoriented this.

    • Denise

      Thank you so much 🙂

  3. Chantal L.

    So sorry to hear about Enzo. They are such a big part of our life that when they leave, the hole they left behind is unthinkable. Consider yourself hugged. ;^)

    • Denise

      Thank you, yes so true.

  4. Nancy Bekedam

    So sorry about Enzo. Hugs.

    • Denise

      Thank you, I have a Loki now.

  5. Denise I’m so sorry to hear of your loss of Enzo. Our fur babies do touch our lives just as a child would. Your Tree of Life is beautiful even if there is an oops. The opal fabric is such a gorgeous fabric.

    • Denise

      Thank you so much, I did not cry as much or hard when my parents passed away. There is a new fur baby in my life now that is helping with the healing, not a replacement because nothing could ever replace Enzo. The Tree of Life is 3rd on my list to finish this month and yes that fabric is my new favorite, hope I can find a use for an entire bolt.

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