If you want a golden rule that will fit everything, this is it: Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.William Morris.

Monday, June 22, 2015

It's Monday what's up


sorry it's blurry, not sure why
Up on my design wall this morning is the first of the four Rubys Garden quilts
 I worked on it a little Saturday and finished all the alternate blocks and now I'm ready to sew them together.... I think it looks really sweet. 



This one is going to be for my youngest daughter who loves pink
At one time I was auditioning different fabric for the outer border.



 But as you can see from the pictures I think I'll go with just the background fabric,... that one looks the best
I like to take photos of the quilts on the wall because by looking at a pictures I get a better perspective of how all the colors and fabrics blend together, seeing what works and what doesn't work.
My goal for the day is to finish assembling this top and then deciding on which fabrics I will use for the next set of embroidered blocks. Each one will be made from different fabric.
Even though it was 75° this morning at
 6 AM. I got out early...  walked and went out to the veggie garden to work
I weeded around the bales of straw, planted my green beans and laid a soaker hose to give it more continuous watering
The bales of straw dry out sooner than my beds do so I'm going to need to hook that hose up to the timer and have it water more often.




13 comments:

  1. I think you're right about the borders. I take picture too just to check out fabric contrast and sometimes I turn off the lights or dim them so I can check out contrast, that really helps with block placement in a scrap quilt.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. I haven't tried the light trick before. Thank you I'll have to try that

      Delete
  2. What a beautiful quilt, it is going to look wonderful and I like your decision for the border. :) x

    ReplyDelete
  3. I am in awe of your skill, you have such an eye for colour.

    ReplyDelete
  4. Wonderful quilt, love the stitcheries.
    Greetings,
    Sylvia

    ReplyDelete
  5. That *is* really sweet. :) I love how the bordering fabric dips into the alternate squares in the centers of each side. I never think of that kind of thing on my own.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. I surprise myself too, I'm not one for who thinks outside the box often enough.

      Delete
  6. That is a lovely quilt. I'm sure your daughter will love it!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. I hope so. So far they have like the quilts I have given them.

      Delete
  7. Beautiful colors. Hope you made lots of progress on this one.

    ReplyDelete

Welcome friends to share a thought, I enjoy reading them and will try my best to reply back by email most of the time. But if you do not hear back it's because you are a no-reply blogger.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...