Thursday, July 2, 2009

Great Giveaway!

Today in my 26th wedding anniversary. There are days when I wish I could leave him on the side of the road. (wait I think I have done that, Darn it he remembered his address) Some day I may have to pull out a baseball bat to get him to eat his poison mushrooms. lol all in fun! I have had him longer than his parents did so I guess I have him trained, it is still a work in progress. (He did bring me chocolate today) He did give me two wonderful children. So he does have some redeeming features.

He can cook, does laundry, dishes, mows the lawn, takes out the trash, checks the oil in my car, feeds the animals and holds up my quilts to be photographed. I guess it would cost too much to replace him! I love you baby!
A good friend of mine from another on line quilt group I belong to is having an awesome giveaway. Go check out her blog to learn more about it!

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Summer Blahs and uninspireing fabrics... TA DA!

I haven't been blogging much lately. I have just been feeling kinda Blah.
I wanted to use up some of my stash that just was not fabric that was my favorites. You know that stuff that was at the bottom of a box or bag of fabric you buy at a yard sale or thrift store. I added in a few scraps of other stuff. My idea at first was to make a coin quilt. I put together a small quilt of it and did not like it at all. More of the Blahs! So cut some squares and mindlessly chain sewed some 9 patches with this not so inspiring fabric. I figured they would become some UFOs till the muse hit me and I could get on with another project. Blah blah blah.

I did not like the 9 patch blocks next to each other. I found some yellowish cream fabric and sewed strips around the blocks. ( they are kinda all different sizes not real square) So what if I made them wonky? hmmm. I started running short on the background fabric ended up using three different fabrics but they went together ok.
I kinda like them. I need to tweek the lay out some before I start sewing them together. Hey! I kinda like this. Super size the first picture It doesn't look so Blah! Hey maybe my muse hit me.