I am sure you recognize these - Bonnie Hunter's 'Scrappy Trip' blocks. Not that I wanted to start another project, but I have been going thru my bins and drawers and processing fabrics down into the next 'level' of the fabric food chain. So left over jelly roll strips and mix of home-made strips are being worked into these. Don't throw things at me, but I find these boring. It may be because I hate working large blocks, or because I've made this before, or because I have to purposely use that seam ripper or I just am not in love with the whole process. I usually don't 'control' scrappy, but I am using a constant brown to flow thru the centers - maybe that's what is bothering me. Well the strips are all there and I have a start, so they will be a 'finish up that bobbin' project.
I just laugh myself right off the chair every time I look at this!! Our Quilt Guild is having a challenge to do an applique self portrait. The pre-fused fabrics were available during the meeting, and being part of the program committee, I helped with the event so just took the face/neck fabrics to work on mine at home. I don't work with Batiks often but just didn't see the affect of this until I had most of the pieces fused in place - OH MY!! I have wrinkles and I have scars, but this is really scarey - or just down right laughable!! From a distance, it really blends, but up close and on film - HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!! Hey, ya gotta laugh at yourself - and I really am!
And I have to laugh at this wall. I am blaming Barbara and the NewFO. Being sick for so long, too. I just dove into so many project for the New Year. So many, that the allotted space doesn't hold them and they have grown - ALL OVER!! And the handy pull of pretty fabrics calls me every time I look at those shelves. So this week I have to really re-gain controll of this space. A lot of the projects are BOMs and QALs so they are going to be long term - need to get them in order. My door cover (block these winter wind blasts/drafts) needs repair - yes the wind blew that hard that it tore it down!! And the dump truck - well my grandson's toy, but I could almost use a real one to get this mess cleaned up! But that makes me laugh to see that in the photo.
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