Over on the HGTV Quilting and Needlework Forum we have tons of fun!! Nickilee hosts a CQ One Block Swap each year and I have participated now for 3 years in a row! This time Kathy Shaw got my name and I received a box from Alabama today with the finished block in it!!
We were able to talk to the person creating our block once and I told Kathy that I would like a fall block and that I would love for her to put a Saint bernard on it somewhere for my husband. he had a Saint that lived almost 13 years and he loved her so much! he still cries for her every once in a while even now 16 years later! I knew he would love the sentiment and he did!
It is GORGEOUS!!!
Oh myyyyy goodness, isn't that the most beautiful block?!! It is amazing. The Saint Bernard is really pretty. Lucky you! (and Mr.)
This is truly a work of art, it's just beautiful! I have to try something like this (on a much simpler level) for myself! And, yep, I did see the pig:@)
You are one lucky recipient, Thearica! Kathy's work IS gorgeous.
This block is a stunner Thearica.Just my very favourite colours too.
Losing a favourite pet can be awful.this will be a lovely gentle reminder.
This block is just beautiful! What a great motif of the dog! Kathy does such beautiful work.....I know you are happy with this one...
Oh my gosh that is gorgeous!
Beautiful. Best I've ever seen. I just hope this gets turned into a quilt that gets entered in a show. Award winning quilt possibilities.
Kathy is a very talented stitcher and she did a great job with your block. The St Bernard is really great.
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