Sunday, 8 June 2008

Crushing is done

Yesterday was our monthly quilting day so I was able to get my Orange Crush mystery quilt together.I have to say I'm not thrilled with it. I spent a short time thinking about what I could do to make it "work" a little better but then decided to cut my losses and just get it together. I hate to let partly made projects sit if I'm not happy with them because I spend too long thinking about what do with them and how to make them better. Now that I see Sandy's quilt with a much more subtle accent colour (my blue) I think I should have gone with something a little less bold. Oh well, that's what happens with mystery quilts. The ladies I was with yesterday thought it would make a great picnic quilt - nothing would show because there are so many different scraps in there.

We're off to lunch now for DH's birthday. It's a lovely day after stormy weather yesterday so we will find a nice place in the sun.

2 comments:

  1. Now that my roughly pinned blocks have matured overnight I am going with the straight set, it seems to calm the orange down a little, still lose the stars though.

    Yours is nice and bright and when you and Roy work your magic with the quilting bet it will be an absolute stunner!!!
    HAPPY BIRTHDAY ROY
    We have a long weekend here - just to help you celebrate ;)

    Sandy

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  2. I don't know why you are being so hard on yourself. Your quilt is really nice. Orange and blue go together very well.

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