and more on the way!
Archive for May, 2009
I had to do a bit of life guarding this morning:
After I “rescued” him and put him back on the grass he decided to go for another dip. I had a phone call to return, so after talking with Kathryn, I went back out and couldn’t find him. I don’t see him floating, so I hope he went on his way. He’s one of the most friendly, so he’ll be back for dinner tonight. I’ve seen several of my turtles take a swim. They always look so pretty when the crud is washed off.
This past Sunday I took a guild workshop with Margaret Miller — strips that sizzle. It was a fun day, and the blocks go together quickly. I came home and made another 30 blocks, put up a piece of batting for a design wall and started playing. Margaret gives a set of worksheets with various designs to jump start the design process. While I was playing I noticed that the blocks could make a friendship star — but what to do in the center??? Here’s what it looks like so far. The white spots are the center of the stars.
I think I need to group the darker oranges together to make some of the stars more noticable. That would leave the lighter sets in other stars. Maybe it would give it more dimension. I was excited when I picked out the orange/green combo — but it seems very flat in this design. Maybe I need to add some yellows. The stars look too jumbled together. Definitely needs some definition. I plan to keep it up until I come up with a solution — I don’t want another UFO in the closet!!