November 9, 2011

WOW - What have I been up to.....

...Well, not a lot actually!  Today has been one of those days that Melbourne is 'famous' for - A 4 seasons in one day kind of day.
So as the weather became more unsettled - so did I.  Having to keep off your feet isn't as glamorous as it sounds.  I feel like a Pack-rat pulling things into my nest, as bits and pieces pile up, within reach around me.

Which brings me to my Work in Progress. I have got back into working on my Heart's Desire.


Today I have been auditioning fabrics for the petals of the 'posy' in the centre of the first border.
I don't have a lot of shades to play with so, first I made a straight blue on blue...


Then I found a nice piece that reminded me of the Northern Lights
And just for fun I thought I'd mix and match them. (This one isn't a serious contender).

What do you think?

5 comments:

  1. I vote for the first one..... something about its brightness appeals to me. It seems to stand out nicely. PatS

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  2. Hi Wendy nice that you are working away at your HD Those borders look terrific I love all three versions of flowers, you could use both of them on the borders.

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  3. I really love the two blues the Northern Lights I feel doesnot do your work justice.
    Just love WIP wish I could join.

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  4. As much as I love the northern lights fabric, I think the first option works better with the border fabric

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  5. I know what you mean, the weather has been a erratic, hasn't it? I hang out the washing and as soon as I sit down to do some sewing -thunder, rain and lightening. I bring the wet washing in and the sun comes out and its suddenly warm again!!

    There I go, talking weather again!

    More importantly, beautiful beautiful beautiful block! I actually think all fabrics can work in this block, but I do prefer the first one, it is just that little bit brighter. Very effective and I like the blue shading it creates from lighter going darker.

    Can't wait to see more progress on your HD !!

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