Saturday, January 14, 2012

What Was I Thinking?

Karen S Musgrave has an interesting blog that I follow. I also had recently bought and was reading Rayna Gillman's new book Create Your Own Free-Form Quilts: A Stress-Free Journey to Original Design.  So when Karen issued a challenge using some very old/outdated fabric that she would supply, it seemed like a fun thing to participate in--even though I was far from attracted to the fabric. I signed up, and when the fabric arrived, I liked it even less than the picture, but hey, it's a challenge! Here is what the fabric looks like:

Challenge fabric
The rules are that the challenge fabric must show on the front of the piece; any changes--dye, paint, stamping, etc., are permitted; must use Rayna's book as inspiration; deadline to finish is March 1; we must take pictures along the way. I began sewing strip-sets of pieces already cut just to get something started.  Wish me luck!
Strip sets

4 comments:

Karen S Musgrave said...

I can't wait to see what you create! Hugs, Karen

Julia said...

This looks like fun. It will be interesting to see what you come up with.

Linda Ginn said...

This will be a fun one to watch as it comes about.

Marti said...

You go girl! I am having too much fun with this challenge.

Marti