Thursday, June 29, 2017

WHY WHY WHY--

Do I talk myself into some things all the time--
like one of our bom's--
the 'color' one--
does anyone know where I came up with the idea of birds????
and not just any birds--
birds that don't even have a pattern--
so each month I start over again--
Here is 'Yellow Bird" he is looking for little sea crabs!!!
This months bird is skinny--
so hope he finds lots of crabs and bugs!!!!
and here is the photo that I used to design him--

Here is the strip block for this month's yellow--
nice bright Sunshine yellows--
so now my cat block and bird blocks are done for June--
we are ready for the next color!!!???

And I got the next Christmas sal block done today--
Frannie and I went to Hobby Lobby yesterday-
as I needed a skein of blue baby yarn--( and it was on sale--so more than one came home with me!!)
I always have to wander the fabric section--
and look at what I found-
this neat pinecone fabric--
and the reds I got there too--
along with the fabric that looks like sand that I used in the bird block!!!
so it was a nice trip!!!

I am happy to say that it has been a good month--
I have kept up with all the monthly projects and even got some sewing done on the quilt for my bed--
the only project not finished is June's wool block and that is not due till the 2nd Friday of the month-in this case that is the month of July-so I am not late on that yet---

        ENJOY THE MOMENTS, DI


7 comments:

  1. Well done!!! I really like the pine fabric--that is a cool idea and your birdie is so cute!
    L,A-

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  2. Personally, I think you're a little crazy for paper piecing a new bird each month. But I've met you, so I know that you really are a little crazy!! Good job on being all caught up for the month!

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  3. When I saw that there was a bird of the month QAL I was a little happy until I saw that it was paper pieced. I'm not really a fan of paper piecing and I really, really, really, don't need to start yet another block of the month. Especially since I am so far behind on the few I have started.

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  4. Wow Di! You cut that fabric just right. It looks like the birds eye and he is looking down. It is just perfect.
    (I am like Robin. I don't like paper piecing either.

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  5. The way you cut the fabric for the yellow bird, it makes an eye. Cute!
    Happy 4th of July weekend plus Monday and Tuesday.

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  6. You are very clever making your own PP block each month.
    Good on you for keeping up with all your BOM...

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