Waiting In The Wings

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Sun, Sea and Sand

Still beautiful weather in the Southern Hemisphere!
Yesterday we took a ride into the city along the waterfront and even though
it was a weekday there were still 
 folk soaking up the sun around
the beaches.

One solitary guy looking out to Rangitoto Island

Nice shady spot here under a pohutakawa tree
I had been busy sewing lots more H blocks before going out


and on our way back home we called in a local quilting store, not intending
to buy anything of course but I did come out
with a few pieces. One I just couldn't resist was so wild and I decided
a piece of it had to become an H block so this morning I made
just  three more -  two "normal" and one wild - why I did I shall never know
as looking at it makes me feel quite ill!!!

First one OK


Second - still happy and going slightly limey green



This is the one I have a problem with!

Should it stay or should it go????

I'll be back over the weekend with another pink block.
Happy quilting

Maureen

7 comments:

  1. beautifl beach photo's, we sure live in paradise. Your 'H' blocks stand for HAPPY!

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  2. I wouldn't throw the wild one out yet. Wait until you have enough blocks done for your quilt and then decided. It is quirky and fun!

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  3. I agree that the wild block may play well with others later...but ultimately if the combination made me sick, I'd make another one with my favorite of the two fabrics.

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  4. don't toss it yet.....you might be able to hide it among the others! envious of your sun and sand right now!

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  5. Fun blocks!! I'd leave the wild one in the mix and see what happens when you are further down the track... it may be the 'pop' that you need!

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  6. SO nice to see photos of warmer weather -- we have sunshine and blue skies but also ice coating everything making the world sparkly!

    Hang onto the wild H . . . it might not make the quilt group but one never knows!

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  7. What a gorgeous beach! And a LQS... what a great addition to the scenery. Enjoy your vacation.

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