Saturday, May 1, 2010

Blocks 1-6

Hi Everyone!
Here's the update on the stitching.  I started a draft of my ideas...
So, here is my thought process.  All my blessing center around one theme, LOVE.  The love of my Savior, my sweet spouse, my devoted parents and family, and dear friends.  To me it only made sense to start in the very middle and work my way around.  My color palate is all over the place, but to tie it all together I'll use a pale grey/gray to outline the blocks.  I didn't want the grid to completely disappear but I didn't want it to be a focus either so this was my solution.  I also wound up using an second layer of muslin to stabilize the piece.  I machine basted them and then hooped the whole thing.  I like how it's helping to keep my close stitches from popping out if I get to close to the first hole, make sense?

I know, I went a little wild with the vines but I was playing and I love making french knots too, don't be surprised if there are a lot of them through out.  We've finally had a break in the wind this morning, it's a little cool but the sun is shining.  I hope you are getting a little sunlight in your life today.  Thanks for stopping by, have a wonderful weekend.  **Sewing projects are coming soon but, they take me a lot longer than stamping projects do, so that's why the postings have not been as frequent the past couple of weeks.  I'll talk to you again soon.

1 comment:

  1. Very nice squares! Your draft will come in very handy won't have to sit and wonder what to put in the next That is what I am doing now...wondering.
    Your start is very pretty and I'm looking forward to seeing it progress.
    alicia in Hawaii