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Saturday, July 12, 2014

A New Project Begins

You know when you see something and it just reaches out and grabs you?
That's what this post by Mickey Depre did to me.
Travel down her post to see what she is doing.
I LOVE her new project.
So I went to Paper Pieces and ordered myself some 1" hexi and jewel shapes.

I intended this to be my new project for my Wednesday Binding Friends group.
But you know how it is,
you have to try just one or more to see how it looks.

My jewels are going to be all alike since I have enough of this fabric in my stash.
(She says with fingers crossed.)
The flowers are being made from charm packs that I receive every quarter for Benartex.
I am a long time member of Mr. B's Preview Pack Club (shown on the right sidebar of their home page)
 and a new pack arrives quarterly and I need to use some of these that I have saved.
This pack is called Arabella.
I'm starting out combining fabrics just from the charm pack.
Each flower uses 4 different charms that have been cut into quarters, 3 squares from each.
The 4th square is put in a pile for centers and maybe complete scrappy flowers.
I haven't gotten far enough along to decide that yet.
They could just end up in the 2 1/2" square bin.

This is my travel bin with an extra charm pack, papers, needles, thread and threaders.
Along with my flower and jewel block fabrics ready to stitch and my Perfect Scissors for trimming.

I'm quite excited about this new project.
Thanks Mickey for the inspiration.

One of these days I'm going to figure out how to make that rug that Kathy is working on! 


Quilter Kathy said...

Yippee... l love new projects! And this one is really fun! Love your take along box all organized... FUN!

Mary said...

1"??? Oh MY Goodness!!! Glad you have a 'go bag' project. Where will you go with it now?

Annie said...

Oh dear! Little Mae's quilt wasn't enough for you?! You've really got it bad then! We will have to watch you closely. But oh what a jewel of a quilt this one will be too! That's a pretty amazing design.

Deb @ Frugal Little Bungalow said...

I like these fabrics / colors ! :)

CathieJ said...

I love the hexie fabrics. This is going to be beautiful.

tubakk said...

A fun hexie project, for sure.

Deb A said...

Love that jewel shape! Such a fun new project.

newsurfiegirl said...

Ohh I love the colours! Would you recommend the Benartex Mr B's Preview pack Club?