Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Killing Time

Mindless Sewing

In between the frustration of no internet and the urban renewal going on in my sewing studio, I been doing some mindless sewing.

Half Square Triangles
Somewhere along the line I inherited / picked up / stole a zip-bag full of half-square triangle pairs.

My kitchen bar cutting station
I've been trimming these every night while dinner cooks.  Six different solids -- dark gray, dark green, peach, gold, and two shades of aqua -- all paired with what appears to be Kona Snow.


Trimmed to 2-1/2", they will finish at 2".  There will be at least 250 of these little gems when I'm done.  At 2" it will take a lot more to make a quilt of any size.  I think I've found a pattern where I can use what I have and fill in with plain snow white.

Stay tuned!

Oh, I forgot to say it was a MOUSE that ate the soap!  Maybe it talked back to its mother.  That was the punishment for me when I was young -- mouth washed out with soap.  Only happened once, believe me!!

6 comments:

  1. Those are such pretty colors, Libby! I'm all for mindless sewing (hence what I have been working on lately), but I'm not so sure about the trimming part... Are you remodeling your sewing room?

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  2. Use them to make a baby quilt - ready for whenever you need it. Sharon B in Franklin

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  3. You can always use the bits you have to make a central panel and build a quilt from there. For now, enjoy your mindless sewing!!

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  4. Mindless sewing can be the best kind. Love the colors you are playing with. Hopefully the mouse is gone?

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  5. Love mindless sewing, so CALMING! Have fun and hope the mouse is gone for good :(

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