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Tula City Sampler Blocks 1, 2, 3 + Boone Hall Plantation (Part 2)

Here are my first 3 completed blocks for the Tula City Sampler. I am going to try and get the 3 blocks also done tomorrow so that I have the first 2 of current 8 weeks done.

Block 1
TulaCitySampler_Block1_complete

Block 2
TulaCitySampler_Block2_complete

Block 3
TulaCitySampler_Block3_complete

As mentioned yesterday, I would share additional photos of the architecture and structures at Boone Hall Plantation. Well, here they are 🙂

The house, not the original one though.BooneHallPlantation_House

Front GatesBooneHallPlantation_Gates

Slave Quarters, I thought the Boone Hall Plantation did a great job helping people understand the journey/history of slavery on the plantations, and what it meant for the slaves to have freedom. BooneHallPlantation_SlaveQuarters

Mosaic Art Piece BooneHallPlantation_Mosaic

Cotton Gin FactoryBooneHallPlantation_CottonHarvesting

Brick work, individual bricks made on the property by the slaves.BooneHallPlantation_BrickWork

Linking up with Kelly @ My Quilt Infatuation for Needle and Thread Thursday.

My Quilt Infatuation

April goals, mid month check-in

To kill two birds with one stone….My work in progress this week is for more Madrona Road blocks…I need to do 9 before the 2nd week of May. I have one complete, the chess board block, these are the next two I am working on this week.

Chevron Block:

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X and + Block (but different with the x being short and rounded ends…see the tiles posted here):IMG_7177

 

Here is where I am for my April goal check-in:

  1. Focus on stock for my Etsy Store.
    • Chair Bags (x2 sets)
      1 set is completed – posted on Etsy and blogged here
    • Oven Mitts (x1 set)
    • Coffee Cup Sleeves (x2)
      Completed and posted….A few kind folks also posted them on interest. Blogged here and here
    • Pouches/ Cases (x2)
      Not started but I have purchased the fabric
    • Set of place mats (x1 Stretch goal)
  2. Make a Pin cushion (from Patchwork Please) and a travel sewing pouch
    Pin cushion complete and blogged here, also posted on the Zakka Along 2.0 Flickr site
  3. Make a travel baby quilt for charity  (~30x20in.)
    Not started
  4. Madrona Road Challenge – Mini Quilt
    This weeks focus (see above)

My General goals continue:

  1. Try to eat and exercise to plan
    Starting to do better
  2. Blog regularly using my new schedule
    On target

Linking up for WiP and April Goals, respectively:
WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced  My