This and That

July 16, 2009 at 1:46 pm 3 comments

It’s been busy here and I’ve been a little under the weather. The only progress thus far is my July Three by Three blocks for Anina’s swap at Twiddletails. I like the contrast of the curves and stripes.

july3x3

And…. I’ve gotten some free (well, traded) fabric. I had some art panels in the closet that it would take me a lifetime to use and I gave them to an artist friend of mine. Her husband used to work for Hathaway shirts and she gave me a bag full of samples! I’m really excited and a bit nervous because the colors and patterns are much more subdued and masculine that I am accustomed to. I’ll really have to think about this one. Any ideas?

shirtings

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  • 1. Rossie  |  July 16, 2009 at 7:04 pm

    I’m crazy jealous of those shirting fabrics!
    You should think about doing a Shirt Stripe Boxes quilt following Kaffe Fassett’s pattern
    here’s a picture:
    DSCN1802

    I think that’s in the Glorious Patchwork book.

    I actually really like low volume fabrics all in combination…
    (one of my quilts.
    low volume quilt - all pieced
    Malka Dubrawsky has a article about it in a magazine,
    also this blog post:
    http://stitchindye.blogspot.com/2008/09/shop-newz.html

    wow…looks like you caught me in a talkative mood!

  • 2. jaybird  |  July 18, 2009 at 12:02 am

    trades are great!!! nice haul!

  • 3. Playing with Red, White and Black « Ivy Arts  |  October 14, 2009 at 1:48 pm

    […] log cabins. She also sent some of the large red checks. I found some nice coordinates from the shirting fabrics that I received. I’ve also been playing with Metro Market and Mingle which was perfect. I […]

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