Sunday, March 18, 2012

For the Love of Solids Swap Round 2

Holy hell! I am seriously the luckiest bean in the bag. I got the mail and lo and behold I got the most drool worthy little goodies. The darling Deborah of Little Ms Sew-Unsew nailed it.

My own lil Tardis!


Ok, so here's the dill pickles, I am an uber nerd. I could watch Dr. Who all the time and not grow tired. The fact that this is perfect seamed and the little squares are individually quilted is just flat out amazing. This is my wall o swaps. I need to move one up though. My scrap tub is taking over. Or I could sort those out..... Nah.


This is the mini quilt she sent. It's the perfect size for this wall. I put safety pins in so I can rotate it around. The back is just as beautiful as the front. I loooove the little pop of orange in it. My husband was confused seeing orange and purple together. Bless his heart, he just doesn't get color. Any time any shade of red is next to any shade of green he says it looks like Christmas. >_<

I also got in on the Pretty Little Pouch Swap! So excited! I've been wanting to try pouches so this is the perfect opportunity to kick some zipper ass!

Pretty Little Pouch Swap

Here is my little mosaic. I hope it is enough help to my partner. Really though, I think anything I get will be amazing. I hope what I make is good enough. Does anyone else have that worry that what they make won't make someone else happy?

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Getting my nerd on!

I got in on the for the love of solids swap again this year. WOO! It's a total challenge for me. I was freaking out a bit because I wanted to make something pixel and bold. Why freaking out? Because prints are a weeee bit more forgiving on points not matching. After making one whole thing and thinking it sucked eggs I started a new one. I turned to tetris! I googled tetris love and found this design on some video game website(can't remember where). I used colors my partner liked and went with it. This picture is total shit though.

FLOSS Big item

Its been so windy lately. I wasn't going to risk this blowing away. The back is just 2 big pieces I had left over sewn together.

FLOSS Little items

These are the little items. I just want to toot my own horn a bit and say this was figured out by yours truly. I'd never sewn curves before and I made them my bitch! A couple of girls at work have requested one, but with a bow to make a misses. I bought Chasing Cotton's Curlicue pattern last year. I dove into the closet o' lovelies and came up with this bundle.

Fabric for curlique

Its mostly It's a Hoot, and a little who knows what. I've always take pictures of fabrics together and convert them to black and white. I think it's a pretty good mix. Plus its all stuff I had.

The rainbow charm swap on a blue chair fills up in about .01 seconds. I got in on Sara of Modern Pink Designs. I got pink. Not sure if I'll go stash diving or use it as an excuse to go shopping. Either way, I already know what I'm going to use with all my rainbow goodies. Bwaahahahahaha! *Imagine Monty Burns hands*

Since I seem to always write on Wednesday, I'll be linking up with the other supreme sewing superstars at Freshly Pieced.