I found a very easy tutorial yesterday on making flying geese blocks, which I have wanted to learn to make forever. They're simple, but I wasn't sure on calculating them to get the correct finish, and in case you're interested, here it is: Flying Geese Tutorial. Then I did a search for some interesting blocks using this design, and found something that looked much more exciting. However........ it involved paper piecing, which I remember now all the reasons I don't like that process. The block turned out alright, but I think I'll try some according to the tutorial next time. Here's my block; I quilted it and now need advise in what to make it into. I was thinking maybe pillow, or purse, any ideas?
Levi said he did this for decoration in the garage. Made me smile.
These are some Fat Quarters from my sister-in-law Bethaney when we were in NY, she buys things and sells them on Ebay for a profit. I was very happy to get a good deal that still made her some money, AND not have to pay for shipping! Our bed is king-size and our biggest quilt is queen-sized, so these and a few more are going to be used for that. I absolutely love blue & red together. Very country. These are from the line called "Cottage Romance".
And last but not least, my sewing buddy (photo in Alaska). Because it let me upload 5 photos! =) It actually acted like it was going to do more, I'll have to try more next time. Thanks to all who had photo-advise!
By the way, I've been noticing something; when I do a blog post, there are usually about 30 or so views that same day. I have 18 "followers", and usually a few people leave comments, so who are all the others? I would hesitate to believe that those who leave comments are each checking back 6 times a day.....?
So, I guess I'm going to have to do a give-away to get people to come forward? I keep running into people that say they check my blog, but I had absolutely no clue! I thought today when I was working on that circular flying geese block, I could give the finished product away to someone who has a good ideat what to do with it! So leave a comment if you're intersted, and tell me what you would do with it, and also your favorite color. I know some are really not into pink, but surely you know someone who would like it as a gift? If I get enough feedback maybe I could make some others in different colors and pick more than one person!
Edit: I will pick the winner/s on Friday, January 21st.