Farmer’s Wife Quilt

Read my introduction post here.  I will be updating the pictures below as I complete each square. :)

  • Started on March 26, 2012

Progress as of April 12, 2013

I plan to post pictures as I progress. Here’s where I am so far:

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Farmer’s Wife Friday | Progress Report

Farmers wife quilt 001-002

I have one quilt square cut out and waiting to be sewn together. So this week, I thought I would lay out my blocks for a group pictures. It’s been a while since I’ve had them out of their box Here’s 42 of my 43 Squares that are done. And I apologize for the bad … Continue reading


Farmer’s Wife Friday | Farmer’s Daughter and Wild Goose Chase

Farmers wife blocks 105 and 32

Yep, I’m still working on my Farmer’s Wife Quilt. This week, I’m teaming up with Ellie Roberts at Craft Sew Create for her Farmer’s Wife Friday group. It’s nice to keep my accountable. I’ve always said this quilt would be a 3 (or so) year project, but if I never work on it, I’ll never … Continue reading

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Farmer’s Wife Quilt | Spider Web & Single Wedding Star

#83 Spider Web

First off, I wanted to let you know that I’m also over at the Polyface Hen House today talking about How to find a Farmer. Be sure to join the discussion there! It’s been a while since I’ve been able to work on my Farmer’s Wife Quilt. This week I finished 2 squares and cut … Continue reading

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Farmer’s Wife Quilt | 40 Blocks Completed

Farmer's Wife Quilt {WIP}

I started this quilt on March 26 of this year. My focus of this quilt is to enjoy the journey. It’s my stress-relief. No time requirements and no restrictions. I’ve decided to give myself at least 5 years to complete it. So far it’s going really well. There are 111 Blocks for a Queen Size … Continue reading

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July Farmer’s Wife Quilt Update

pieces and pattern

It’s time for the Farmer’s Wife Quilt-a-Long Check in. Here are the block that I managed to squeeze in this month. I have a total of 29 blocks done so far! Woo hoo! 😀 First, was the Maple Leaf I decided to use a rustic pink (peach) for this leaf. I guess Autumn was on … Continue reading

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Farmer’s Wife Quilt continued

Group - 24 Blocks Done c

I now have 24 blocks done on my Farmer’s Wife Quilt. Yes, I’m really excited. Here are the photos And here is a picture of all of them so far. I can really see them coming together. Too bad this whole thing is only about 2 ft by 3 ft wide Those little tiny 6 … Continue reading

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Buckshot Blueprint: More quilt squares

Attic Windows

Here are some picture of a few more blocks from my Farmer’s Wife Quilt. I did not complete them this week due to a slipped disc in my back, but since I haven’t had a chance to post, I thought I’d share.   What projects are working on right now?

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The Farmer’s Wife: Cut Glass Dish & Kitchen Woodbox

Kitchen Woodbox

This week we are in the middle of getting ready for our Passion Play for our church. Last night was our dress rehearsal and Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings are the production. It’s a full 2+ hour play about the life, death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ. A very dramatic presentation complete with … Continue reading

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The Farmer’s Wife

farmers wife magazine

Back in the early 1900’s, being a farmer’s wife was considered nearly the same thing as being a slave.The work was hard as a farmer and that work was shared with his wife. They were usually poor and made do with only the limited things in their possession. Think Laura Ingalls. This opinion was held … Continue reading

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