Thursday, May 14, 2015

I Am SO Bad Sometimes

I did get this top all sewn together last night, and I pulled this fabric for a possible border, but that is where I went off track.
I pulled out this project box with some free form block starts and lots of colorful scraps.
And those blocks started growing.
Next thing I knew, I had five more or less 10 inch blocks finished. It was just so much fun letting them grow as they pleased.
It's not as if I would have had to look far to find something to sew, I keep a box of 2 1/2" squares next to the machine for leader/enders. I've made a LOT of four-patches and nine-patches that way. But. I just wanted to play, and so I did.
I also pulled some turquoise fabrics for a quilt I have in mind. No clue yet what pattern, still marinating. But I wanted to have an idea of what was in the stash - quite a bit apparently. There may still need to be a tiny bit of stash enhancement though. Just saying.

I awoke to a sunny day and thanked God! Enough with the rain already. But, we did get more rain this afternoon.  It's beginning to feel a bit like a tropical jungle around here.  On the plus side, we have some of the biggest wild plums ever!

I hope you are finding some time to play and having a wonderful time!

Hugs and kisses,

6 comments:

  1. Playing is so important. It feeds your soul, sets you free.

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  2. Great to see you playing. And they are productive distractions!

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  3. Playing, without the pressures of a specific project, can be liberating. Enjoy!

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  4. I totally understand. Aren't they fun. I can play all day with crumbs and skinny strings. Later sash them into quilts. Or blocks into hot pads. People love them, call them pieces of art!

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  5. That sounds like my type of playing - just a shame I have to go to work! I'm heading to America in September - perhaps I can play then.

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  6. Yay for stash enhancement!!! Looks like you're having a great time playing -- and such beautiful fabrics!!!

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