Monday, January 14, 2013
Pink and Easy Street Update
For 2013, I have joined Angela, with SoScrappy, with her monochromatic use of scraps. The month of January is Pink, which turned out to be a great beginning for me. I have made a few "Pink" quilts for my many nieces and those designated for Breast Cancer Awareness fund raisers. This of course has accumulated a healthy stash of pinks. A simple use of 168 HSTs forming 5 stars, using 5 1/2" strips -- each HST finished at 5". This finished quilt will be donated to a fund raiser scheduled in March.
Now I need to tackle the use of the other pink strips still remaining in a variety of sizes. But first, a few finishes from the stack of other projects.
Bonnie Hunter's "Easy Street" Mystery blocks are sewn together and hanging on the long arm frame while I audition different borders. The top went together easily and it paid off planning the pressing directions before I started to assemble. I had a few changes in directions, but very minimal. If I can't decide on a border, I may go without, or piece something from the left-overs.
For the Monday Design Wall link, I am heading to Judy's at Patchwork Times (who by the way, had me hooked on the monochromatic colors in 2011).
Posted by Jamie in Louisiana at 9:56 AM