Monday, October 27, 2014

Modern Improv Top Assembled




There's that defining moment when you sew the very last seam, and flip that top open to see what you hope is a beautiful piece of work. Your heart almost stops, and your breath is shallow. I looked. It was good. I hurried upstairs to show my husband, and he said, "That's nice. Is it supposed to look like that?" No, there was no ball game on, and I had woken him up. He was just tired from working on the barn, and I forgave him. But, what was really spectacular was the way the afternoon sun was shining through the quilt, and I said, "Yes! Isn't that neat?"
I immediately taped it to the window to get a shot before the light was gone.

This changes how I'm looking at the whole wall hanging. Why couldn't I use an ultra-light backing and use it in a window? Hmmm. It is interesting.



Here's an outside shot, and the colors are true.


The barn is getting closer to being stripped, and the materials salvaged. A little more to go, and demolition is next. The four-legged lawn ornaments are very curious about the whole process out there, but they have a new, temporary fence to keep them back, and out of construction danger. Keep your fingers crossed for good weather the next 2 weeks.



Lots of excitement here today.
Come on, Doxie Girls.
Mama's got to go sew.

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Val's Quilting Archives

1 comment:

Valerie Reynolds said...

Okay first of all, I've never been brave enough to show my seems! LOL!! Love blocks of green!! Thanks for sharing under our green theme this week at Tuesday Archives!