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She's Walking Back to Me, Oh, Pretty Woman

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She's Walking Back to Me, Oh, Pretty woman... Can you hear the song in your head?  Well this week we are making another set of Oh, Pretty Woman blocks, but we are changing it up a bit.  We are using fabric from Block #11, plus a 2nd Medium Dark left over from a prior blocks.  I used my leftover from Clue #19, which was actually a remnant from Clue #12...  Don't you just love her! Clue #20~ Oh, Pretty Woman ~ Peacock Galore and A Blooming Bunch Then for Group #8, we are actually using our Blocks from Clue #4, I Want to Hold Your Hand and #7 Can't Help Falling In Love.  Oh, Pretty Woman, C#20 is just going to have to wait.  Group #8 ~ Peacock Galore Group #8 ~ A Blooming Bunch

Clue #19 - Ain't No Mountain High Enough

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Clue #19 Ain't No Mountain High Enough - This Block is really going to make our Group #7 shine! This is a really fun block to make.  We are making 2 sets of Diamond Triangles and we are going to have 3 Companion Triangles in each unit.  This block uses three fabrics. 

New Block! Son of a Preacher is Block 18

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New Block!  Son of a Preacher Man is Block 18! Son of a Preacher Man is a really fun block.  It is made up of two sets of Diamond Triangle Units and 2-Patch Triangle Units.  Can you see him?

Block 17 is My Girl!

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 Block 17 is My Girl!  This is such a fun block.  I have an alternative/suggestion on the fabric you use for your Companion Triangle.    So pay close attention.     We will be making My Girl with the remnant fabric from Clue #3.  You will noticed that you have a 4" remnant strip of Light Medium.  You can choose to use that, or go with the Medium Dark of Clue #3 instead.  Your choice.  I went with the remnant.  I think either will look great.  My version of My Girl with the 4" LM remnant strip from Block #3 My Girl is a new block to the series, so I have a few tips below, but we will pair it with Clue #5 Pretty Woman! My A Blooming Bunch version My Peacock Galore version

Time for Block #16!

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Wow! We are on Clue #16! We are 2/3rd of the way through, just 8 Clues after today's.  This week, we are putting together Clue #16, Group #4 and 2 more Billboard Blocks. Clue #16 is a repeat of Block #10, Here Comes the Sun, using remnant fabric from Block #9. Then we are grouping it with Block #6, I Got You Babe.  Group 4 - Peacock Galore version Group 4 - A Blooming Bunch My 6 Billboard Blocks

Clue #15! Group 3 and more Billboard Blocks!

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  Clue #15!  Group 3 and more Billboard Blocks!  So, I promise, I selected one of our easier blocks to make for Clue #15, since we have so much to do.   We are making 3 more I Want to Hold Your Hand Blocks.  We are going to use different fabric and it will be paired with Stop In the Name of Love Blocks to make Group #3.  And since you will have a few more remnants, let's make 2 more Billboard Blocks.   Here are my Group 3 sets:  Group 3 - A Blooming Bunch Group 3 - Peacock Galore

Best of the 60s! Clue #14, Group 2 and Billboard Blocks

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 Yes, you read correctly!  We have a lot going on in the Best of the 60s!  Clue #14, Group 2 and Billboard Blocks!   Don't stress!  I've planned the "One Fine Day" Block, from Clue #2, to repeat on Clue #14, with different fabric.  This way, you can be confident that you know how to make the main block for Clue #14 and we can focus on some new things.   Still download Clue #14, as it has some new instructions that pertain to Clue #14.  However, if you need detailed help with making the One Fine Day Block, please see the blog post for Clue #2 - One Fine Day.  Then you are going to gather your Block 1 - Dock of the Bay, to create our Group #2 Clue 14 with Clue 1 Peacock Galore and A Blooming Bunch version Group #2 ~ A Blooming Bunch

Suspicious Minds is Clue #13

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  Suspicious Minds is Clue #13! This block is going to come together really easy for you, as this Block is only made up of 2-Patch Triangle units and we've been making these since Clue #1. Clue #13 Suspicious Minds I've intentionally put this block as Clue #13, as we are going to start to make our "groups".  Make sure you download Clue #13 and Group #1 instructions.  Group 1A & 1B - Peacock Galore Group 1A and 1B - A Blooming Bunch

Best of the 60's ~You've Lost that Loving Feeling

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  Best of the 60's ~You've Lost that Loving Feeling!  What a great song, I can't hear it and not think of Top Gun.   This block is darling (as my Oma would say).   You've Lost that Loving Feeling ~ Both my Peacock Galore and A Blooming Bunch versions

Build Me Up Buttercup is the Block for Clue #11!

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 Build Me Up Buttercup is the Block for Clue #11! This is such a fabulous song, another one of my top 5!  I also love this block.  We have another star in the making.   A Blooming Bunch Version ~ Build Me Up Buttercup! Peacock Galore ~ Build Me Up Buttercup!