Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Good Morning Peoples!

I really underestimated the amount of time making these blocks would take. I finished them up last night right before dinner. They're so cheerful. But honestly, I think we all see the problem here. You're just too nice to say anything.

My love for the yellow piece and the alphabet print interfered with my good judgement. Too much white in the yellow print, it reads pretty much the same as the red alphabet print making the chain a little mushy. Not like I'm going to scrap it, but it's a nice reminder to myself that there are rules and guidelines for a reason.

I suddenly have lots of fun ideas bubbling around and now I just need to finish this one to get onto the next. What are you up to?


Blogger Thimbleanna said...

Wait! I want to hear about the rules and guidelines. I love those little prints and I would just want to put them together like you did -- so what "rule" or "guidline" would have kept you from putting them together like that?

5:44 AM  
Blogger Suzanne said...

We have emptied three shelves in preparation for the arrival of PKM. Yesterday when three huge boxes of fabric arrived from UPS I said yay! Pam's here! Dang. It was Stella. Dear Stella. From Timeless. Don't get me wrong. I do love Stella, but Pam is my fav. Can't wait til you get to Strawerry Patches!

6:34 AM  
Blogger Melissa P said...

Hard to believe our enthusiasm could ever become a problem. :)

7:17 AM  
Blogger mascanlon said...

Been there too, it's up on the design wall, you see the problem and still talk yourself out of making a change....as if you'd never find another use for the cute fabric! And thT fabric is sooo cute Pam!

7:49 AM  
Blogger Red Geranium Cottage said...

Anna did she say RULES???? What rules?? :)
One more day and my PKM should be at my front door. YIPPEEEE I feel for the guy in brown if he doesn't show up with it.

8:20 AM  
Blogger suz said...

You never know Pam, once it's all together it might work just fine! Don't forget, you're looking at a small part of the puzzle - it might be a burst of sunshine throughout the quilt!

8:59 AM  
Blogger Nanette Merrill said...

Hey, it is cute. I like it. The fabric looks great whatever you do.

9:00 AM  
Blogger Lorri said...

I love it and it will be gorgeous when it is finished. Im still working on Christmas quilts, third one so far with 4 more to go.

10:17 AM  
Blogger Penny said...

Oh,Pam I think you're just tired from marathon sewing to correctly assemble that block because I like it very much! take a little break! I am so excited!!!!! I just ordered my PKM fabric from Fat Quarter Shop!! Can hardly wait for your Designer Select Fat Qrts to be in FG Shop to order, also!!

1:06 PM  
Blogger Jennie said...

What am I up to? Waiting for my Pam FQ bundles to arrive from Fat Quarter Shop. I've got a dresden plate in mind for them. A big one for my bed. So very excited!
In the meantime, I'm sewing dresses for my girls.

2:27 PM  
Blogger madrekarin said...

I always tell myself that there are no quilt police. Especially when I put something together that might appear "questionable". But, I usually plow through and things always turn out fine. Just like your little block. I think it's cute just as it is.

6:07 PM  
Blogger I love my dogs said...

I'm not exactly sure what you think is wrong with your piece. I think it's pretty. I ordered some of your fabulous fabric today and cannot wait to get it. I truly love every piece and it was hard to decide what to buy as I can't afford yards of each one. I didn't order the alphabet one and now wish I had.

6:19 PM  
Blogger Pat / Silver Thimble Quilt Co. said...

You make like it when it goes to play with the other blocks. Cheering you ON!!! If not It will look great on the back of the quilt!


11:16 PM  
Blogger Penny said...

Update! Just had to share! Notified earlier PKM Designer Select FG Bundle now available at Fat Quarter Shop ~ I course I ordered as soon as I finished reading that email. Of course,I had to order additional yardage from PKM line, also!! Thank you Pam for such wonderful fabric!! Penny

12:15 AM  
Blogger Frewgal said...

recupperating from knee surgery hope to testdrve the sewing machine later today

6:03 AM  

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