Tuesday, 7 May 2013

Not on the plan...

You know how it goes.

You write a plan for the week of things you need to get done.

I put a star next to the important high priority things...


Written in my red book that I carry everywhere to jot down notes and ideas. This is a lovely neat page..

Then you start to wonder how it would work if you pieced 2 rectangles in the way you piece HST... you start to think about it a lot...

Next thing you know, you are pulling fabric from the stash..


They are quite subtle. Pinks, baby blues and white.

Next thing you know a block has developed:


It is incredibly girlie, but you still keep going:


And then there were 4.

Need another 5 to make a complete patchwork top...

See what I mean?

Totally wandered off plan and ended up with some gorgeous blocks for the summer!

At least I am showing some continuity with my obsession with triangles!


Linking up with Let's Get Acquainted at Plum and June 

8 comments:

  1. These look like perfect little girl umbrellas. I'd be so tempted to lay them in a line and try to quilt little raindrops from the sky through the negative space (it's beyond my abilities, but I've definitely seen a quilted raindrop.)
    Great blocks, shame about your to do list though :-)
    E xx

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    1. Thanks for the ideas! I have pieced them next to each other and one of the girls in my sewing class is desperate to own it!

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  2. Me and half rectangle triangles don't get on! Well done to you for actually enjoying making them!

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    1. I love them! So versatile and fun!

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  3. I get it! Umbrellas! Cute!

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  4. Very cute. Plan for the week? I take it day by day. :)

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    1. Sounds like a more sensible plan!

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