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What Are You Working On Now?   General Discussion

Started 11/19/17 by MarciainMD; 170216 views.
Samsmom94

From: Samsmom94

Aug-19

I really did try to center the bears though. Some blocks have two bears so they're not really centered. That kinda bothered me a bit when I was cutting out the blocks as my brain doesn't like it when things are "off". But it is what it is and now that it's done I kinda like it.

 

Cari

I am having fun playing in my novelty stash.  I just finished this top for a friend of my husband. 

I'm going to do another version with only black & white novelty fabrics in the stripes and TOT colors in the narrow borders between the zigzags.  I realized I have 2 very full baskets with only white or black fabrics, but I rarely get to use them because I"m always doing colors.  So I've got a couple of quilts planned where the novelties will only be black or white (backgrounds).  The one I"m working on now uses 50 black & 49 white fabrics - I did not need to use all the blacks in my stash - only used about half.  Assuming that basket is typical that means each holds approx 100 and I have 6 baskets of novelties.  Yikes - definitely SABLE. 

And I'm buying some specific fabrics for the latest one to be personal to the mom & dad.  They love to travel and go to Disney every year - I found this fabric at Joann's -how perfect is this!

That Disney fabric IS perfect.  I'm sailing on the Disney Magic again in October - wish I had time to make a tote with that fabric to take with me!  Maybe over Labor Day weekend.  

Midkid5

From: Midkid5

Aug-20

I think your novelty quilts are all awesome. Of course to do these I Spy quilts you have to be a very organized person.  I think it is so fun to be able to add a personal touch to a quilt.  Glad you are back to enjoying the novelties.

Jo

MarciainMD

From: MarciainMD

Aug-20

That's such a lovely baby quilt!  The bears are great.

MarciainMD

From: MarciainMD

Aug-20

What a fun quilt!  And Minnie and Mickey are cute, and a great find!

judyinohio

From: judyinohio

Aug-20

That is an A Squared Fabric ... Absolutely Amazing.

well it's kind of thin - you'd have to back it with some canvas or something.  But it is cute fabric.  It's fund to do a quilt for someone I know personally and know their interests.

thanks Judy & others.  Between the novelties and my new cutting board I've spent a happy few hours in my sewing room.  Darn work takes too much time!

bornblesse2

From: bornblesse2

Aug-20

And my few hours at home have been trying to clean up my messy area....

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