Saturday, February 11, 2012

One of these blocks is not like the other

Three more of these blocks. Although that dark green one is both my and my husband's favorite, the fabrics in it have a completely different feel from the others. Seems the biggest pieces in my scrap bin are brights. 
I was trying to fix the color on the first pic (fail) and accidentally turned it black and white. You really get a sense of value. That dark green block doesn't match the others in value either.It may need a project of its own.

Weather forecast is -15F / -26C with windchill. Guess who's staying inside and sewing today. Maybe I'll do some laundry.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Playing around

I couldn't quite squeeze the scraps from this quilt and a stash re-org into my scrap bin so I used them in my version of Victoria's block from this tutorial. This might become something more than a couple orphan blocks. We'll see. In the meantime, I've made a couple more millennium blocks and some units for this oldie and some binding. Anything to avoid making the backs I should be making for this and this and this and. ...