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"Afternoon Delight" was one of Sue Garman's favorite patterns. This wonderfully scrappy quilt is truly a delight to make with its combination of simple appliqué and Double Nine-Patch blocks and modified Shoo Fly blocks. Each month you will work on pieced and appliquéd blocks, and in the final month, you will assemble the blocks and add the outer border. The finished quilt measures approximately 86 1/2" inches square.

Let's use this Topic "Afernoon Delight Show and Tell" as a place to show off your beautiful blocks. That way, you know where to come to see what everyone is doing.

The topics that apply to each month are a good place to ask questions or make suggestions for each block.

AND when you post your photos to Social Media, like Instagram, Facebook, etc., use either of these hash tags so everyone there will be able to find our wonderful work:

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TOPIC: SHOW AND TELL--Your Blocks

SHOW AND TELL--Your Blocks 10 Apr 2020 23:38 #147556

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ajclapp - Your blocks are wonderful. You must be putting in a good deal of time to have so much completed.
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SHOW AND TELL--Your Blocks 10 Apr 2020 22:25 #147555

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I LOVE YOUR BLOCKS!!!! Duckett888!!!
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SHOW AND TELL--Your Blocks 10 Apr 2020 22:03 #147554

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Here are 18 of the 30 blocks I've finished so far, plus how they will look if I decide to add sashing. And I have the remaining 40 nine patch blocks packaged and ready to assemble as soon as I have 8-10 hours free. I switched gears this past week and pieced a quilt for someone who is going through a hard time. I wanted to have it quilted by now but someone had a run-in with a cow yesterday and needs more of my time, but I do have it loaded and ready to quilt. It's supposed to storm tomorrow so may not get it finished before Monday.
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SHOW AND TELL--Your Blocks 08 Apr 2020 15:55 #147540

Duckett888, your blocks look great!

There is no plan to release any more of the patterns early. Only a very few people have 64 Double 9 Patch blocks done already. I asked that Month 6 be released early because those Dbl 9 Patches make a great leader/ender project. And so many have extra time right now.

For those who have all the pieced blocks done, 9 Shoo Fly/64 Dbl 9 Patches, each month from here on will only have applique blocks to do. In December, the instructions for quilt assembly comes out--this year, I think there will be lots of people actually caught up at that point.

No need to rush, enjoy the journey not just the destination.

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SHOW AND TELL--Your Blocks 08 Apr 2020 15:11 #147539

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Thank you for the great Afternoon Delight BOM patterns! I pulled out all of my batiks and I'm using only batik fabrics that I have. I am using steam a seam, machine buttonhole stitch with tear away stabilizer.

Thanks for posted month 6 as I am caught up. Hopefully future months can be posted sooner during the stay at home mandate.
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SHOW AND TELL--Your Blocks 08 Apr 2020 09:39 #147536

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Thank you very much. I just plugged away and spoke nicely to my sewing machine.
I haven't done a layout yet with the blocks. That is a good idea and will work on it for a future post.
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SHOW AND TELL--Your Blocks 07 Apr 2020 10:51 #147532

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Chrys, I would love to see a layout picture of your applique with some of your double nine patch blocks. What a monster mission to complete so quickly. Bet your sewing machine
was smoking hot running all those patches thru. They truly look beautiful. HelenW
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SHOW AND TELL--Your Blocks 07 Apr 2020 09:10 #147531

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I was on a mission :)
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SHOW AND TELL--Your Blocks 07 Apr 2020 06:03 #147529

Wow, Chrys! You are in inspiration!
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SHOW AND TELL--Your Blocks 07 Apr 2020 05:46 #147528

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Your blocks are beautiful & you have done so much work.
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SHOW AND TELL--Your Blocks 06 Apr 2020 19:50 #147526

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It has been very enjoyable to see everyone's new blocks during these past few weeks!
After prepping fabric for the 9-patch blocks, I knew my happy place would be completing the 64-block set in one fell swoop. I fell into a rhythm of sewing, pressing and trimming.....
So they're done! I'm a little ahead with the pieced blocks requirement and a little behind with the applique blocks schedule, but it will all even out in the end :)

Thank you for the shared tips about sub-cutting the strip sets accurately and pressing the block seams in certain directions!
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SHOW AND TELL--Your Blocks 03 Apr 2020 13:37 #147521

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You're correct. :) I'm really enjoying the process and seeing everyone's blocks!
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SHOW AND TELL--Your Blocks 03 Apr 2020 13:31 #147520

It’s not a race. Your blocks look good, eyestitch.

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SHOW AND TELL--Your Blocks 03 Apr 2020 13:22 #147519

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Got my first 12 double nine patches done. I can't keep up with the speed of many of you.
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