Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Changing plans

Finally some actual sewing is taking place here.  Mind you, what is happening is not at all what I was expecting. I spend a fair old time playing around with my sets of strips but nothing was sparking for me.  I know what my problem was: I couldn't get far enough away from the Union Jack.  While I'm taking my colours from the flag and probably some other bits, I don't want to be making copies, even improv ones.

So I fiddled around and looked back through my notebook and mind kept coming back to circles.  Bit of a theme going on still.  I have a couple of teeny doodles that I have been meaning to play with at some point and decided to see where they took me this morning.  (I'll take a photo of the doodles and post next time).

I got this:



I'm not sure this is quite what I want either, and it seems maybe a bit boring, but for now I'm going to keep heading in this direction. 

I might have kept going for a bit,but then this happened...


Yes, I could shift him, but experience suggests he would be happy to play that game for a lot long than I could take,so I am being grateful for the time I got and giving in gracefully today.


Linking up with Lorna for Let's Bee Social.

6 comments:

  1. I definitely enjoy the evolution of your projects. I have a feeling the initial strips will find a way to get worked into the mix somehow. :)

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  2. I like the arrangement with the quarter circles. And your cat is very pretty :)

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  3. I like your colours, and I like the 1/4 circle effect - but I somehow think you have more in mind! Look forward to seeing how this progresses...

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  4. That 1/4 circle is looking good, but I know there's more fiddling to come, so I'm going to keep watch. Your improv is always so interesting to follow!

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  5. The mix of fabrics you have are looking so good in both quarter circles, waiting to see what comes next!

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  6. It doesn't look boring! You have a great sewing machine, it looks like one of those coveted types.
    Your cat looks very smart too.

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