Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Ribbons, Seasons, Silver and June

Spinster Blocks are in the house y'all!  We will start with pretty blue ribbons because this block could be its own little blue ribbon commission.  (That's some very inside baseball humor for my work peeps.)
 It is hard to think of a color that could symbolize all the seasons.  The commonality is that there will always be a sun and sunny days, no matter how cold or rainy it gets in the winter.  It's not a bright yellow, though, because it is June here and I've turned the heat back on.
Silver Lane
 I thought grey would be a lovely way to represent Silver Lane.  The cat in the picture agrees.  She is so very helpful.
Modern Block of the Month - June
And, finally, some Modern Block of the Month action.  I have three of these to go.  This is the June block and I've got to go back in time and do May, April, and March.  That may or may not happen this week.  I'm enjoying the Spinster Blocks quite a bit at the moment, and there is always yard work to do (and if it is sunny tomorrow, that is what is going to happen).

Sunday, June 10, 2012

Sorry about the month break. I've been thinking about you, I swear.

And, I've been busy putting the finishing touches on the Smitten quilt.  I have video to prove it, but I can't get it to load and I'm getting frustrated.  If I can figure that out, I will completely show you a very cool video of my quilting Smitten on the long-arm.  I will just say that it was awesome. But, until then, here is a photo of the experience.


And I did manage to finish two more blocks for the Spinster quilt.  Rosebud was done in bright pinks for the bright pink roses that manage to occasionally bloom here in the summer.  for the sawtooth, I used fabric that mimics a sawtooth blade.  I also really like how that turned out.

So, despite the fact that I haven't posted in awhile, I have been busy.  I've also bought a lot of fabric because when you do two blocks a month, you need all the fabric you can get!  Hope to write again soon.