Thursday, May 22, 2014

DEW BERRY, BLACK BERRY, TOMATO TAMATO, PECAN, PACAN??

A lot of you asked what a dew berry was.

It is the same as a blackberry, except they come out earlier, run along the ground, and are sweeter.  I thought the dew berries were bigger than blackberries but google says that black berries are bigger and you know it is true if it is on the internet....HA!!!

Most of you know that we are doing a family block a month, we draw a name each month and that person's whos name has been drawn gets to chose the block and then gets all of the blocks at the end of the month.  We have eleven participating, we sure could have used twelve.

I am not that great of a piecer and this is allowing me to hopefully, become better.

This block is Star Light Quilt block and you can find it here, it was a quilt a long from Happy Quilting (Cut, Sew, Quilt, repeat).  Chosen by one of my nieces.





14 comments:

Barbara said...

A striking block, Barb!

Michelle May-The Raspberry Rabbits said...

Ahhhhh....I bet that is one tasty berry! That block is beautiful. Perfect points! :)

West Michigan Quilter said...

Love your blocks. Looks perfect to me! You have points! Great job!

Sheila said...

Very pretty block and great idea to be doing this family BOM .

Joanna said...

Love this block. Now I know what a dewberry is. Thanks.

Gene Black said...

Dewberries in my neck of the woods are bigger than the blackberries in my neck of the woods!

Lynn said...

What a fun family activity! I don't have that many quilters in my family though, just my mom and I. We make stuff for each other all the time.

onlymehere said...

What a fun family project! I wish more of my family liked sewing so we could do fun things like this. Maybe in time...

IHaveANotion ~ Kelly Jackson said...

Girl, I would fit in nicely to your family....could have been the one after eleven....oh well! Love the idea and have fun!

Kelly

Maxwells said...

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\outl0\strokewidth0 \strokec2 Oh here it is :) love it!! Can't wait to put them together. This is the first month I haven't been late ;) and yes I think one more would've been perfect, mom ;)}

Maxwells said...

Oh here it is :) love it!! Can't wait to put them together. This is the first month I haven't been late ;) and yes I think one more would've been perfect, mom ;)

Jacque said...

Lovely idea for a family project....gorgeous block!

Siouxzq64@gmail.com said...

They sound yummy. I know that where I grew up if you went up into the mountains in the clearings that had burned out due to forest fires you could pick wild blackberries and strawberries that were no bigger than your pinky fingernail. But oh they tasted wonderful. I would pick all day so I had enough blackberries my great grandmother could make me wild blackberry jam. I would get about 2 pints total.

barbara woods said...

when you make something from blackberries it takes a lot of sugar, not real sweet