Thursday, October 26, 2017

WELL????

I did get the top all stitched --
on this Christmas quilt--
I did a narrow strip of fabric between the inside piece of 9 patch blocks and the border strips--
to add a bit of character to the quilt top--
and so far --this quilt is not really 'growing' on me--
so not sure where I will go with now or if I will finish it???
all the fabric, pretty much, from the jelly roll did get used in making it--
like I said it was a small one!!

And remember me showing you this bird from the Zoo--
and telling you that it is a Scarlet Ibis--
I did learn a bit more about her the other day--
these Scarlet Ibis are a National Bird of Trinidad and Tobago!!!!

            ENJOY THE MOMENTS, DI


8 comments:

  1. That Scarlet Ibis is GORGEOUS! I've never seen one of them! WOW! And I love your Christmas quilt. If I even make a quilt..it will probably be Christmas colors! Enjoy your evening! Isn't this cool air wonderful? Hugs!

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  2. You have to finish the quilt. If you don't like it, you can always gift it or donate it to charity. Love the pink bird. Thanks for sharing your research.

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  3. I agree with Sunny. Do finish it and donate...

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  4. Finish it off with a lovely red bind like the strip in the quilt. It will be lovely....
    Wow what Beatiful bird..... Not seen one of those ever and probably not likely to either.....

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  5. Di - lets see if this comment of mine makes it to your email box. That bird is so pretty! It should the national bird for a country. This Christmas quilt is so cute.

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  6. I can't remember ever seeing a scarlet ibis that dark around here. We have lots of pure white guys poking around the yard looking for bugs and every once in awhile we'll see a really pretty pink one come through. They're beautiful.

    I love the colors of your Christmas quilt but it feels too busy for you. What about adding an appliqued white Christmas tree to the center?

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  7. Maybe adding a tone on tone red border as a finsh, would tone down the business a bit. Love the colors in you Christmas quilt. It would make a fun table topper, perfect for sitting a table top Christmas tree on.

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  8. I do love that Christmas quilt... wow that Ibis is sooo pretty! xx

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