Posted in March 2013

Block 34: March 23, 2013

Happy Saturday, hope you’re all enjoying the weekend! Date: March 23, 2013 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Micah F., one of the good friends from elementary school. I grew up in rural/suburban Indiana. It wasn’t an easy childhood once I hit middle school. (Did any of us have … Continue reading

Block 33: March 22, 2013

TGIF, friends. Back in the blues today. I’ve been wondering if this fabric pairing would be interesting or successful for several days (weeks?); I think it turned out pretty good. Thoughts? I’ve also started to think if it’s better to choose two fabrics with a high color contrast (i.e. Red paired with Green, Orange with … Continue reading

Block 32: March 21, 2013

Good evening! Thoughts on a name? A friend already called it “Safari Crane,” so that entry has already been taken… Date: March 21, 2013 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Just because I got a random email from Linked In (of all things) suggesting that I might know him. … Continue reading

Block 31: March 20, 2013

“Stormy weather.” Happy first official day of Spring, everyone! Date: March 20, 2013 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Mrs. Arthur, now Mrs. Cox, was my first Art Teacher in Elementary School. My favorite subject in school. My favorite time in school. For the after-school classes. For the classes … Continue reading

Block 30: March 19, 2013

I’ve already been complimented on how well I matched up the pattern in the background fabric. I have to admit that it was more luck than true skill. Plus, with something *that* busy, I think it’s easy to trick the eye into believing things are nicely matched! Date: March 19, 2013 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, … Continue reading

Cranes by mail!

Guys! After running errands and shopping a bit for work downtown, I came home and realized I hadn’t checked my mail in a few days. Imagine my surprise when I saw a think envelope addressed to me from Oregon. I don’t know anyone in Oregon, do I? I opened in when I walked in the … Continue reading

Block 29: March 18, 2013

This Crane has already been dubbed “Alligator Crane” on Facebook. My online friends are a really creative bunch, aren’t they? Date: March 18, 2013 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: my grandmother, Evelyn. Music I listened to while sewing: Swan Lake, if you can believe it… Thoughts/Feelings behind the … Continue reading

Fat Quarters!

  Another trip to City Quilter on Friday, for what seems to be a traditional weekly visit at this point. And this time, the employees asked about the project specifically. They even told other customers in line about it. Granted, they called it “cute.” I’m not too sure if I want it to be known … Continue reading

Block 28: March 17, 2013

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, friends. In honor of the day, we’ll call this one “Shamrock Shake,” right? Date: March 17, 2013 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: my grandfather, Karl. Music I listened to while sewing: More amazingness from Spotify. Today’s playlist is called “Chill Out.” It seemed appropriate … Continue reading