One of my all time favorite donations was this green chicken fabric (originally on burgundy - I think it's from Africa). How do you begin to thank someone for a thing like this?
appliqué queen), and Jeri. Thanks to all three of you! I can't remember which one of you gave me the pile with numerous premade components, like these:
Meh. Experiment 2: This would be a very tricky table runner with those concave angles.
It also works as the letter "I". And if you turn it sideways,,,,
...it's a lightweight set of barbells!? Keep moving.
Nice, but a bit of a crucifix look, not my forte, plus the inner angles will be challenging to bind.
Hmm, its like a pinup person with one hand on her/his waist, one on her/his head. (Update: My friend Ellie says it looks like a person in a kimono, waving.) It's a maybe.
Experiment 5: A stairwell, with a capital "S"
Could be worse.
Experiment 7: For someone whose initials are M or W.
And so on. Which would you pick? I went with the last one, even though I'm making it for someone whose name doesn't begin with M or W.
Now it's all pin-basted, and awaiting the return of my 80s-era Bernina sewing machine - my only machine capable of freemotion quilting. The poor machine is enduring an extended stay with an OSMG (old sewing machine guy/gal), where it (the machine, not the person) awaits a lifesaving gear transplant. Here's how the piece looked in this morning's sunshine, awaiting the final steps!