Friday, February 22, 2008

Challenge Progressing!

The "Egrets" are so beautiful hanging around here! DH took these great photos,I just had to share!
A while back I showed you the 4 "pine tree" blocks as a start of a challenge . Well, after much agonizing I came up with this "wall hanging" or "table runner"( I think I am leaning to the "wall hanging"!) The final backing,binding,etc is yet to come! I made the border of the "jelly roll" fabrics that the challenge committee furnished and also added some "stash" fabrics to meet the length I needed. Then after measuring "twice" I still came out some goofy size and so not all border squares are of equal size. I just like it anyway!!! It definitely is "my" color palette! I still have 2 months until "show time"! Hope you can click on the photos to enlarge them!

Sunday, February 17, 2008


Saturday was a "somuchfunday" at our LLQG "Skills Day". Our "resident" expert Leslie
gave us instructions on making the FAP's. We had a potluck lunch and sewed the day away and came away with some really neat FAP's. This is my creation. The background is a scrap of DH's jeans and I fussy cut the rest . I did a blind hem stitch around them and scribbled a "rope" effect outlining them. To keep the relaxed look I "pinked" the edges and then just overcast one time around. I backed it w/plain muslin for the message area.

I am on a "roll". This is addictive...(the good kind!)