Sunday, February 21, 2010
The typical comment whenever someone enters our house for the first time is….
“Oh, I bet your house is FESTIVE during the holidays!”
Translation, “ You really like RED!”
I had the best intentions of steering my color choice in a new direction,
and finding just the right blue for the border,
BUT when the fabric shop employee said,
“you know RED will really make that quilt pop”,
what could I do, and she had never even set foot in my house.
Now on to my least favorite thing – stretching.
Saturday, February 20, 2010
but luckily life just got a whole lot easier. After 50 years I’ve given up using my sister’s toy draw a cartoon from the 1960’s and purchased a real light box. With my trusty Morgan Soapstone and washable graphite markers and a good fabric eraser transferring sunflowers to the provincial quilt was a snap. Now on to the King Oriental…..
Thursday, February 18, 2010
Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Friday, February 5, 2010
Okay so I cheated, I topped stitched by machine, but hey I'm old and my hands hurt too much for any kind of handwork, but I am ahead of the game. The Challenge is always going to be on or around the 11th of each month.
Now back to my French Quilt......