Tuesday, June 15, 2010

A Great Idea? NOT!



So, I had this scathingly brilliant (Remember The Trouble with Angels with Hayley Mills?) idea to make a quilt for a little girl I know. So I worked and I worked.


And then I didn't like it. At all.


Then I happened upon this awesome tutorial from Missouri Star Quilt Company. Oh. My. Goodness! Do I love this, or what! So simple and yet looks so complicated. (Of course you see my ever-present supervisor, Chloe, is on the job.)
Ah, much better!

And along the way, I even had an idea for something I might want to do with some of the blocks from the first time around.
My blog name is there for a reason. I truly am muddling just a LOT of the time, but I have fun, and isn't that why we do what we do?
Hope you're having lots of fun with what you're doing!!!!
Hugs and kisses,

6 comments:

  1. Hey, Ms. Muddles, what is that square ruler on the mat? I am always looking for new gadgets. And I'm going to check out that tutorial, thanks for the link.

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  2. Yep, I muddle along a lot of the time too and sometimes things turn out better than I'd hope and others not so much but experimenting is the fun part.

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  3. VERY nice Ms. Muddle! I love that second rendition -- I'll bet your little friend will too!

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  4. Great quilt! You may muddle but you don't procrastinate...I tend to leave my muddles in the back corner of my mind for years-mostly I do figure it out eventually!

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  5. Elaine, great quilt and thanks for sharing the tutorial. I like your new ruler...I am also a gadget girl!

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  6. Wow, it does look super complicated. So cool!

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