Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Design wall Mon... Tuesday and Lovely Finish Goal

Design wall Tuesday is a bit of a mess... but lots of fun.


I've got my Craftsy BOM blocks up as I get started on the March ones... also everything else I'm working on at the moment :0)  The basket block is still unpieced as I add in extra fabrics as I cut them.  I am really starting to see the basket appearing from the background, but the pink section  is still a bit washy, I might recut these elements to make them more contrasty.

Anyhoo, the March blocks are both string blocks... this one didn't quite turn out how I had it pictured in my head.  But it is kinda growing on me.


And after playing around with a few different layout options... I DON'T think I'll be going with a no sashing option... just too BUSY!!

The second March block is a spider web star block.  Haven't started this one yet.  I've had a peek at next months blocks, and they are EPP hexagons... I hate hexagons!  Do I force myself to do them because it's all about learning new skills, or give them a miss because I really want to enjoy what I'm doing?  I know which option I'm voting for - what would you do?

Also racing around my head has been choosing a possible finish for the Lovely Finishes challenge.  After my epic fail last month, I'm choosing something that I can finish.

Finally, after much too-ing and fro-ing, I'm going with getting my Swoon top together.  I still don't have a photo of the last two blocks... SLACK!


I can do it!

2 comments:

  1. I recognize some of those Craftsy BOMs. Love your choice of fabrics -the text fabric makes your blocks so interesting! Swoon blocks are quite lovely!

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  2. Enjoy what you are doing or you won't do it! And that Swoon quilt is going to be luverly (especially the orange dots in the corners - nice contrast ;) )

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