Sunday, February 21, 2010

Every Time I Try to get out They Pull Me Back In

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

I’ll be on border patrol for awhile

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

A Tad On the Wild Side

The March Block

Living Dangerously
First project with batiks using colors outside my comfort zone... and horrors of horrors I didn't even prewash!!!!

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

le mot pour "Borders" en Français c'est quoi?

En Français Border C' est Bordure !! presque le meme mot

Friday, February 5, 2010

February Challenge Block Completed

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......