Saturday, March 20, 2010
Spring is here!
At least on the calendar. Gorgeous day yesterday, mild, blue skies, sunny. Today? Grey, drippy and cold. The promise is there though. Time to begin thinking about flower beds and uncovering the yard from winter debris. There is such promise in spring time. Almost more so than New Year's. I think New Year's should be in the spring. It would make more sense to me. As the ground gives way to rebirth, so would the calendar. Like many things in life, I was not consulted.
Back to the sewing room......
more burpcloths! I think I may have the applique thing down. Again the fabrics are from stash and the ribbons are little prizes. I often order fabrics and they will often come wrapped as a gift almost. Tied with ribbon. I save the ribbon and have found good uses for some of them here.
A friendly ladybug trimmed with gingham ribbon and a polka dot fabric left over from a redwork quilt. She looks friendly don't you think?
Triple appliques!! Watch me run with something. Pretend like you don't notice that the bird fabric for the undermost applique is sideways. Trimmed with some more of that poka dot grosgrain and a fat quarter of cute bird fabric.
Every princess needs a crown. This one represents her momma's sorority. Trimmed with plaid ribbon and a lined pique fabric.
A faithful reader asked for the source of the baby carriage design in a previous post. It is from an OESD disk. I can't find it online anywhere to point you in the right direction. I bought it several months ago from a local vendor. You go into the store and can choose a variety of designs for them to load onto a CD. That is all the info I have on it. Sorry.
Hope spring is arriving in your world even if in little ways. Take notice of the tiny leaf buds on the trees or the hint of green struggling to break free under the leaves of last fall.