After a difficult three weeks I finally feel I'm coming out of the fog
and ready for some action - simple action was the order of the day
First up a few more strip sets for
Freshly Squeezed - nice and easy.
Next in line using up a stack of left over batik strips,
I've seen many quilts using this simple block and decided to
make a start, so quick and easy.
Below I have just a few blocks thrown willy nilly
up on the wall, not even trimmed yet, I have heaps to make so I'm
going to wait until I have enough for a decent size quilt. and
then start the time consuming part of placing in a pleasing
There were a few inches of the strip sets left over at the end
so trying to be more organized I'm cutting
these into 2 and 1/2" wide strips, they can go in my parts box.
I like the look of these on a black background, I found an old piece
of black felt and covered a padded board to photograph individual
blocks and bits and pieces.
Whilst I was in my miserable place an order of Tula Pink solids
arrived to cheer me
and I just love the saturated colour of these fabrics, in fact
I was so thrilled I promptly ordered more and given
the news from Free Spirit I'm pleased I did
as I read and heard that once these stocks are gone thats it,
until the dust settles. Reading a few lines today it seems that
the designers may have found a "new home".
I had notification that the Tula All Stars fabrics were in so
these should be on the way to me tomorrow.
It seems to be a case of "feast or famine" as the new range
from KF Collective may be released in March and
having seen a preview of these I am in
After this binge fest of fabrics I shall be very strong and
resist further buying!!
Due to my missing three weeks my poor garden has suffered somewhat,
weeds galore due to the heat and humidity and then pouring
A walk around this morning though found two of my favourites were
flowering to cheer me,
a lovely dahlia given to me by a neighbour all of
32 years ago
and below my spiky bromeliad, touch the leaves at your peril!!
I think I have my colour mojo back now, so until next time