Friday, February 26, 2010

Cut Up

Well it's finally Friday peeps, any big weekend plans? Not much happening here, hopefully it will be dry enough to do some work outside. The rain has brought us a ton of weeds. A TON. And I don't appreciate it at all. I have some sewing days with friends coming up, and need to have some projects on hand to work on. This is the first little kit I cut myself. It's for this fun pattern that I have been coveting for some time. I'm making the small version, but it's so cute I could go bigger.
I need to get on some more precut kits for myself, I want to be ready for the sewing opportunities I have. Plus I need to shake myself out of my funk. Have you seen the wonderful things people are making these days? It's downright intimidating.
So peeps, have a great weekend ok?


Blogger Dianne said...

Those are some really fun and bright fabrics! A good mix in there :) Perfect for brightening up your weekend!

6:26 AM  
Blogger Mary Anne Drury said...

Such pretty fabrics! Have fun playing with them and de weeding your yard ...... and when you figure out how to be blasted out of a major funk, let me know!

6:58 AM  
Blogger Nancy said...

This will be a really cute project as everything you do is fabulous . . . You need a present . . . a surprise to get you going . . . have a rocking weekend
Nancy in AZ

6:58 AM  
Blogger Thimbleanna said...

You're so funny -- you show that beautiful fabric and cute pattern and expect us not to be in a funk when we leave here??? It's going to be very cool PKM -- love your fabric choices!

7:30 AM  
Blogger mascanlon said...

Sometimes its just giving a shake and having a day sewing (preferable with friends) that gets me out of a funk. But I sure now what ya mean...Spring can't come soon enough.

8:32 AM  
Blogger Miss Jean said...

Hopefully, I can get some things sewn this weekend. Yes, I see all the projects that others are working on and I wish I was that energetic. I'm taking Vitamin D in hopes that it would help - lack of sunlight and all.

I'm waiting to see what weather Saturday brings as Friday is supposed to be nasty. Sunday is off to our last Sunday of the month sewing at one of the ladies in our group.

Have a great weekend.

8:55 AM  
Blogger Anita said...

I just purchased this pattern. I would love to see your quilt when you finish piecing the top.

9:14 AM  
Blogger folksmith said...

i wish we had just rain. went out yesterday to weigh in and slipped on hidden ice and now there is more snow. oh well, hopefully next week i'll be able to weigh in.

love the quilt you are cutting. think i need to get that pattern.

love your website!

10:16 AM  
Blogger julieQ said...

That will very fun to use your bright fabrics in that pattern. I cut kits, so when I am in a funkie mood, I can just grab and start sewing, instead of having to go through the whole starting process.

11:57 AM  
Anonymous happy zombie said...

I love that pattern! Michelle (of Busy Bee) was making one at the quilt retreat we were at - it was fun watching her progress as she but her blocks on the wall. EVERYONE was in awe. It's so stunning. I love, love, love the fabrics you picked and can't wait to see it done. Funny... I want to make this one too. STPA!

12:38 PM  
Blogger deborah said...

Waiting on our daily dose of snow here...and hate to hear that you are also in a funk...I'm going to force myself to sew this evening, I do think that will help a lot. And, all the stunning quilts are intimidating! I think I'll need to spend an hour of stash therapy at my LQS tomorrow looking for bright colors!

1:21 PM  
Blogger Kathi D said...

You might have saved my life! Well, not my life maybe, but something. Because I'm going to a quilt retreat next weekend and I wouldn't have thought to precut things to be ready. I would have shown up like, "Say, what's up? Quilt? Oh, yeah. Hmmmm."

2:27 PM  
Blogger Cindy said...

OMG! I just purchased fabrics - same colors as yours (a few of the same prints). Love those fresh colors. I'm making Jelly Girl by Fig Tree.

4:18 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

LOVE those fabrics!!! And, having a prepped 'kit' is encouraging. You GO!

Hey, I'll trade ya - snow for weeds!?!?!? We got 60 inches just this month!!! : /

5:19 PM  
Blogger Camille said...

I have been in that exact funk since September. It's tough to shake!

Love the kit- did you cut two by any chance? ;-)

5:58 PM  
Blogger Madame Samm said...

I Love this too, especially your choice of is celebration and friendship all tied up in every stitch..YOU sew inspire me...I am trying to complete an all pink rosebud rag quilt this is just stilllll sew cold here...blessings madame samm

1:44 AM  
Blogger clare's craftroom said...

What happy fabric , you have a great weekend too .

4:21 AM  
Blogger Jackie said...

What a coincidence, I just got that pattern in the mail yesterday. I am going to make it for my daughter who is just in love with anything British. But the request was to make it in the traditional British flag colors. So that quilt has been added to my list. Can't wait to see your version.

4:24 AM  
Blogger Sherri said...

I love the fabrics and the pattern you're going to use! What a terrific idea to cut kits for yourself so you can always have something ready to take to sew!

7:47 AM  
Blogger myletterstoemily said...

i love the fabrics you selected! should be
super cute!

8:06 AM  
Blogger madrekarin said...

Your fabric choices always make me happy- they are bright, fun and a little sassy. And then you spring that fab pattern on me? Eek. I clearly need a daily dose of PKM to inspire me.

I hope you have a fabulous Sunday, Pam. :)

5:15 AM  
Anonymous tammy said...

Hi my friend! Love the fabrics. I'm thinking that sewing with my girlfriends would get me out of a funk.... and oh yeah, some delicious food, shopping and lots of sunshine too! See ya soon.

11:11 AM  
Blogger Nanette Merrill and daughters said...

Oh I've been wanting to make that for a while, too. Love the fabric you cut out. Can't wait to see more. It makes my heart beat a little faster to see such lovely fabrics and patterns together.

11:29 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh what I would give for a WEED!!! It's 16 degrees this morning & lots of old snow. It's time for spring. You're giving me my warm fix!! Your blog is awesome!! Thank you
Colleen in Iowa

6:32 AM  
Blogger Sinta Renee said...

I love this fabric with that pattern Pam! Perfect! It's going to be so cute! Can I copy you???

3:21 PM  

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