I wiped away the weeds & foam. / I fetched my sea-born treasures home... Ralph Waldo Emerson







Sunday, May 12, 2013

Sunday....





Happy Mothers Day!




I sat on the deck and finished my center block for Lori of Humble Quilts newest quilt along. here



The applique is intended to be done by machine but I am always unhappy when I machine sew quilt applique and so I somewhat messily hand stitched this panel.




Not my best effort here, I admit, though I even cut out a tiny bulls eye dot for the birdie's eye!




I find it hard to sew at night even with a bright halogen work light. Sitting on the beach in the sun is much nicer!

The quiltalong is by Lori along with another blogger: Randy of Barrister's Block. She calls it a Sow Along. I am new to her site and so I don't know why she calls it ''sow'' instead of sew...but here is the link to her version. here You can see I was inspired by her brights-on-red version.





Hope everyone's day is lovely...





love

lizzy

             gone to the beach......


 
 
 

 
 

6 comments:

  1. Happy Mother's Day.

    I hope you had a wonderful day.

    It's so much fun when you start a project.

    Hunter

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  2. Happy Mother's Day! I just made it in under the wire. :) Hope you had a lovely one. And I love your new project. :) Kit

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  3. Love the colors. So bright. So full of life.

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  4. I love your start on the quilt/wall hanging. I know you will post updates as you go.

    Love the beach shots; they remind me of what I could see if I'd get out of my chair and walk to my beach. :)

    Wanda517

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  5. Nice flowers (both real and applique)! I love the tiki-face thing with your pansies, too. Did you get to have your day out? I hope you had some fun!

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  6. Happy Belated Mother's Day! Gorgeous block!! I don't sew very well by machine so (sow or sew) I'm all about hand work!

    Gorgeous start!!

    L

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