Monday, January 9, 2012

Beginnings

It's a beginning.
I love this part....
Choosing the block....
digging around for fabric....
Finding some little pieces of SCRAPS!!....

Figuring out how to arrange the blocks!

I love beginnings SOooo much...
I feel like BEGINning some more quilts today
WITHOUT
finishing THIS one!

Silly???
I know...
But there are SOoo many quilts swimming around in my HEAD!
I want to get them OUT!!!
Maybe making ONE block for EACH idea will help!????..

Have you ever felt like that?

After ALL....
I have ALL year to finish them.
Right?

16 comments:

  1. You're off to a beautiful start with this, Beth. Can't wait to see how it progresses!

    Happy sewing!

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  2. What a great way to use those scraps. This is going to be a beautiful quilt!

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  3. I had that same thought today . . . maybe if I just one square for every quilt swimming around in my head, I can put those one squares into a big kitchen sink quilt like Victoria's! I think it's a plan! hehehe.

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  4. the layouts seem endless!!! i love the look of them all. i always seeem to want to start another project just when i should be finishing another....there are so many that i want to make i can not decide. i was thinking about doing a block a month to go along with the block party book just to try something new all the time.

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  5. Beginnings are the most fun of all; I just have trouble with the finishing.That is one of my all time favorite blocks. I keep meaning to do one.

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  6. LOL! For all the quilts I've made, there are still tons more in my head and then there's all the ones I haven't even thought of yet! This project looks like a good one I just love that first arrangement! Isn't it funny, I've been thinking about a log cabin with alternating light/dark rows rather than "sides" but I think I'll use a full log cabin block or maybe a courthouse steps-I haven't done one of those yet.

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  7. Lol, you are so funny. I know JUST how you feel! Who needs patterns with all the ideas running around in our heads! I did find a way to store them before they get away and in turn it allows a little peace in your mind... I got a note book with pages that are half graph paper, half lined paper. I draw out the idea in the graph area and have room for notes on fabric choices, settings, the origin of the idea, yardage calculations if I do them. It is very handy. Some patterns leave me completely alone after I get them down like that - they must be the ones that don't want to get done badly enough to compete for memory space!

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  8. I like to make a block of an idea that has captivated me... many times i find that it looked better in my head than in reality and ive been able to let it go for the next idea.

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  9. If you don't start ... then you can't finish right? Good luck! :)

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  10. Those will make a wonderful quilt.

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  11. Yes! I am doing the same thing. Great minds think alike. Those blocks are stunning.

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  12. Yes. So many quilting plans, not enough time. (sigh)

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  13. Oh yes, I can't wait to start the next quilt.....that is why I have so many UFO's!
    But, oh well it is still fun!
    they'll get done someday by someone one way or another :0).

    Love the Mason jar in fabric......great job!

    Happy Sewing

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