Tagged with Textile

Block 48: April 6, 2013

  Used one of the “aboriginal prints” my friend in Oregon sent me a while back, pairing it with a maroon batik. I need to find more of those prints; they’re interesting! I set this pairing aside last night, right before I went to bed. When I looked at it again this morning, I almost … Continue reading

“Long fats!”

  An update on the fabrics I bought at City Quilter the other day! As you can see, I’ve stuck with my man Roy G. Biv for the moment. As you might NOT see, I discovered a small bin of “end of bolt” pieces: One dollar for solid fabrics and two dollars for prints! Genius! … Continue reading

Weekly fabric!

  Okay, friends. More fat quarters from The City Quilter. I specifically walked in there with ROY G BIV going through my head; if I don’t actively think about the color wheel, I’m finding that I’m likely to pick up shades of greens and blues… and who wants a quilt this big to be so … 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 25: March 14, 2013

Guys, this Crane means I’m officially 1/40th of the way to finishing my goal! Just another 975 days until the end of Phase 1! Who knows what my life will be in 2 years and another 245 days! When I get thinking about this project like *that,* I start to think… well… (sigh)… Right? One … Continue reading

More Fabric!

Managed to get to City Quilters on 25th Street yesterday afternoon. After much hemming and hawing, I bought another 18 fat quarters to add to the project’s stockpile! One of the women who works there, asked point blank what I was doing with all the fabric I was buying recently. “You always only buy fat … Continue reading