Friday, 8 August 2014

Little elephant marches on

Here's where he's got to.





I took a deep breath and sliced off some of the block of which he is the centre.  There may be more slicing and dicing to come but for now I'm doing it one little step at a time.
















Then I added a little slice of white.















I started making some little blocks that would bring some more white into the mix. (Though actually I don't think I've ever bought a white fabric, so this is really the palest of grays.)




I made this.

















So in short, smaller elephant, start to balance that block, more whites. Now the section I'm playing with looks like this:





Thanks to Ann and Lorna for their comments on my last post, it's really helpful to get another perspective sometimes!

I'm posting this on Off The Wall Friday.

7 comments:

LA Paylor said...

how absolutely exciting this project is
LeeAnna Paylor

Karen Ziesler said...

I think this is great - I love seeing the process!

Kaja said...

Good thing really - without blogging the process I wouldn't have a lot to show for my time! Glad you like it.

Kaja said...

I still don't feel I've got right on top of it, but am enjoying the playing around for now.

Ann Brooks said...

Oh, this is coming along beautifully! What fun to watch this develop. I can't wait to see your next decisions.

Kaja said...

I feel like it's moving in the right direction now, though still definitely lots of tweaking to do!

Lara B. said...

Hi Kaja! You know, each time I see what you are doing I think "Oh that is wonderful!" and I am not sure what you could do to improve anything, if at all. Then you play around more and Viola! It's even better! the white/pale grey is adding just the right touch. You have a bunch of us here just waiting to see what you do next as you make your little elephant quilt.