Lucy Tuesdays week 25

we hope you’ve been following along…if you are just popping in…this is week 25 of Lucy Tuesdays…

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last week we had a by week in the Lucy and Farmer’s Wife Department.  Hopefully you had a wonderful week full of family, friends, food, and a little stitching by the fire with some coffee, tea, or hot cocoa.

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a little info…

Lucy Boston stitched the lovely Patchwork of the Crosses in the late 1950’s.  She used lovely prints and did the most amazing fussy cutting to create her breathtaking blocks.

She used 2 different shapes…honeycomb and square.

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I pieced a Lucy Boston Patchwork of the Crosses a couple years ago though my original was made of Civil War fabrics…I fell for the POTC made from florals.  (for the blog post featuring my Lucy Boston Patchwork of the Crosses…Jane and Lucy)

so I decided to do another round of the Lucy potc blocks, but this time I would offer kits for the blocks.

Since each block can have between 1 and 4 different fabrics (depending upon fussy cutting) I thought it would be fun to see the various layouts…it’s amazing how different it looks when you move around colors.

The civil war Lucy block…that middle floral has so many options for fussy cutting…

lucy civil block 25a

lucy civil block 25a

 

Lucy boston civil war block 25 kit

 

How about a trip to the summer cottage with Lucy?

lucy summer block 25a

lucy summer block 25b

 

Lucy’s Summer Cottage block 25 kit

 

Each kit will include:

fabric to make at least 1 block (the excess can be added to your lucy stash)

24–1 inch honeycomb papers

4–1 inch square papers (or multiples of 4 depending upon how many 4-patches are fussy cut from the fabrics

pattern card with color layout and cutting instructions

Kits will be $8.

***listing options:

we have added listing options to the website…you can add:

Lucy Boston Patchwork of the Crosses book

1 inch Honeycomb and 1 inch Square templates (with 3/8 inch seam allowance)

 

it’s time to get stitching!

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Happy epping!

-a

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