Friday, 11 January 2013

Purple leaf

Despite bad time management this week, I got to finish something. It isn’t big, it didn’t take much effort, the colour does not photograph well, but still.

The shape is somewhat odd for a reason as it is made from the cutoffs left over from a triangular quilt. You may recall the “Eye of the storm" quilt which was supposed to be cut into a triangle but I didn’t have the nerve after all. Well, I made a smaller version that I sliced and diced according to the requested measurements and with a few odds and ends leftover.

I enjoyed the process of stitching the pieces together very much indeed, slicing a little here and adding a little there as needed. 

There was nothing left when I was done, I used every little scrap.

The pieces are joined with simple zigzag stitching and the whole thing finished off with a corded yarn edge.

What I’ll use it for? A table topper? A wall hanging? I quite like how it looks on the door for now, so a door hanging? Is that a thing?

We’re having cold weather and the central lock on the driver side of my car does not approve of humid sub zero weather. It’s rather exciting in the mornings - will it open, will it not - and this morning I had to crawl through the car three times - back and forth. Not an easy task for a middle aged woman of my size and knee-stiffness, so the process comes with a few laughs. Not a bad way to start a day I’d say.

Anyway; wishing you all a wonderful weekend with non-frozen locks and a few laughs!

I'm linking up with Crazy Mom Quilts and Richard and Tanya Quilts today.

4 comments:

  1. ÅÅå, nå . Denne fant jeg en flott blogg, denne skal lagres og gjennomleses..
    Ha en flott og kreativ helg ..

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  2. Well, you made up for it in color! Lovely!

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  3. If door hanging isn't a thing, it should be! In my opinion, yours looks terrific there, cheerily colorful and welcoming.

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  4. Oh these are quite interesting...I like the odd shape and how you have used your scraps to create a whole new piece. Photos look great to me. xox

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