Monday 24 October 2016

Plugging a gap

The last few times I've posted I have pretty much just finished a section and then shared it, so I thought this time I'd share some of the playing around I do along the way.

If I've used up most of my little bits and pieces I always replenish the pile before I do anything else, but this time I had a reasonable stock.

At this stage I also know that there are patterns that have emerged that I want to repeat, so I will be looking to add the two blue fabrics that provide the vertical strips as well.  

I have also noticed that in a lot of places I have used the crosses in pairs (often two red/blue or two white/blue). Again, at this stage I will bear that in mind as I go.

Sadly I didn't have enough time today for any actual sewing, but thought this might be of passing interest.  Also, taking the photos is always a good exercise, so hopefully by the time I can work on this properly something coherent will have started to form in the deep recesses of my mind.

In the meantime, a reminder that tomorrow is AHIQ link-up day so hopefully some of you reading this will have good things to share!

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AnnieO said...

Fun to see how Improv comes together. Recognizing your natural impulses in sorting and arranging is helpful, I'm sure.

helenjean@midgetgemquilts said...

You must be tired of me saying how much I like this , but I do

Mystic Quilter said...

Seeing how other quilters work through the design process is so very interesting, thanks for sharing with us.

Janine @ Rainbow Hare said...

I'm enjoying seeing this grow :)