Pink, imagine me working in pink! But I am! Here are some of the leftover 2 1/2 in squares surrounded by 2 inch strips. No rhyme or reason to this either. Just added them in on a background of those dots.
Ohhhhhhhh! I just had a really fabulous idea! Words. I have been wanting to try Tonya’s Word Play. It looks complicated and time consuming, so I have been putting it off. Well, here goes!
Trouble? Did I say TROUBLE??? It was so easy. The letters went together so easily. It was a breeze. I had a harder time trying to find the letters in the book
If you are putting it off making these letters because you think they are hard, don’t. They are easy peasy thanks to good instructions and great illustrations.
Oh, yes! An idea came to me while I was waiting in the vet’s office getting x-rays of Dutch’s leg that appears to be broken by a fast and wild bundle of trouble called DiNozzo. On the x-ray Dutch’s fibula looks to be out of place a bit and we see some arthritis and swelling in the general area, so rest and rimadyl. Which I said yesterday BEFORE we spent $194.88 on the visit. But hey, vets have to eat too.
So here is where the roses will probably go when I fill in the beige on the sides of the letters. And the cool purple will be down the left side. But I think it does need a strip of pink between the blocks and the purple to look those are blocks set in the background. And of course a couple more horizontal pink strips.
Now my problem becomes the width and the length. I prefer quilts that are longer than they are wide. So I have a dilemma. I do not have enough of either the pink dots nor the purple roses to put across the top or the bottom to make it taller. Let me get these portions together and then we can make an executive decision about the length vs the width. And those weird roses, what will become of them. I know, you are saying, I like them, leave them in! I can hear you all now. But I am not sure they are likeable. Maybe I can find a “rose” block or something that is not appliquéd. Yes, I do! And if nothing else, the roses need to be switched so the darker one is under the purple and the purple one is on the other side.
Trying out different looks. This one would have the pink strip and the purple/pink strip between the ROSES and the 3 inch blocks. That would make it longer and a bit wider. It also has the added strip of roses on the right side, but I don’t like that part of it. I still need it wider, without the new strip of roses on the right it is at 45 inches wide.
I have more of the black but I don’t want the heavy black at the bottom. Too much.
Let me think on it a bit. I do like the medallion in the corner. That is a keeper. And I like the rest of the pieces in place.
Yes, sleeping on it is the answer right now.