Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Work in Progress

It has been a while.. quite a while, since Lizzy sent me the fat quarter bundle of her wonderful fabric, Red Letter Day. Honestly I was totally flattered that she wanted me to work with her new line. But then totally intimidated by the fact that I'm really not very hip and this is a hip line. Lizzy is so cool and arty, you know official art school arty, and I'm a mom covered in thread sitting at home in mom-clothes. So I've had this pile looking at me for a while, and finally today I made my pattern piece and I CUT INTO IT. Trying to find a way into making something me but something cool too. Kid-cool. Not mom-cool. Its really a stretch.
I'll let you know.


Blogger Mary Anne Drury said...

Now don't underestimate your coolness!! I for one am on a mission to make my "mom outfits" the "new cool" ...... I even think my elastic waist stretch pants, mom jeans, and mom sneakers will be the next big thing on Project Runway ! ..... I even think I'll be seeing more moms showing up at the bus stop in my "Mom Bus Stop Outfit " which includes my pj's , my husbands work boots because they're next to the door, and any old sweat shirt I can throw on over my jammies .....

Anyhow .... I'm absolutely sure you won't let us moms down and you'll come up with a VERY COOL project !!!!

6:52 AM  
Anonymous blop said...

Who says kid cool is best??? I think whatever you come up w/ is just the coolest!

7:39 AM  
Blogger Happy Cottage Quilter said...

I'm sure whatever you come up with will be fabulous! I mean you ARE PKM ;-)

8:20 AM  
Blogger Jackie said...

I think you are pretty cool and I have a sneaky feeling that whatever you make will be super cool!

8:46 AM  
Blogger chq said...

If I know my girl, she will be happy with whatever you do...but knowing you, I'm sure whatever you do will be wonderful!

8:52 AM  
Blogger Elizabeth said...

Hey, you've got the pincushion that TOTALLY coordinates...I'm sure it'll be awesome.

8:57 AM  
Blogger Sweet Cottage Dreams said...

Pam! YOU, NOT COOL? I think not! You are wayyyy coolness, rad, hip and fun! Whatever you make will be overthetopfabulous!


9:03 AM  
Anonymous happy zombie said...

You're so cool - the coolest of cool. If People mag did a Coolest People Alive issue... you'd be on the cover. For real cover, not a photochopped one.

Can't wait to see what you do with Lizzy's crazy cute fabric!

9:31 AM  
Blogger jen duncan said...

It's always a good exercise to work outside one's comfort level, right? Well, maybe not ALWAYS...but once in a while :-) It'll be great, I just know it!

10:47 AM  
Blogger Renee said...

Can't wait to see the hip cool thing you make from that hip cool fabric - you are TOTALLY hip & COOL so there is no doubt in my mind that your project will be totally HIP & cool! Looking forward to seeing you soon!
xoxx, Renée

1:40 PM  
Blogger Candace said...

I'm with Monica and the rest of the gang - cool is Pam!

1:53 PM  
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1:53 PM  
Blogger Library Gal Quilts said...

I just know you are the Mom who everyone thinks is cool. Really, you are. Can't wait to see it! I do know what you mean about cutting into something though. It's a big gulp and then whack!! xo Pam in Chico

2:15 PM  
Blogger tina said...

you are a big ole' dork Pam, you are bitchin' cool!

2:38 PM  
Blogger Miss Jean said...

My idea of working outside my comfort level is getting strawberries on my cheesecake rather than plain. I am in such a rut! I always gravitate to the same type of fabrics.

However, one time I signed up for an applique technique class. The fabrics were furnished and to a person we all complained that we NEVER sew with THOSE types of prints. Way too loud. By the end of the class we were all in love with the brightness. Just goes to show.

So if anyone can find a way to make something cool out of the fabrics it would be Ms. PamKittyMorningCoolHerself!!! You go girl!!!

6:05 PM  
Anonymous Vicki said...

Quick. Show me what to do with that group so I can buy some before it's sold out everywhere. I'll have to order online though. Nobody here is that cool either...

6:09 PM  
Blogger Casa Velha said...

You don't give yourself enough credit. You are so creative and artsy in a very COOL way.

8:22 PM  
Blogger be*mused jan said...

You are so funny, Pam! Isn't this the way we all see ourselves?
(It's not? *Nevermind*)

9:55 AM  

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