Close doesn't count in baseball. Close only counts in horseshoes and grenades.
The back is sewn. At last. There was enough orange for all the words but not quite enough for the entire back. I planned to add some dark fabrics then realized all the leftover diamonds were in the scrap bag. These are the alternate rows that were cut so the front has perfect diamonds. All the tips here are cut off but who cares. It looks good. In fact, I think it looks better than good. The sharp black and white sets off the rest beautifully making a very graphic design.
There's only a tiny remnant of the diamond fabric left.
Not just the words but the fabric choices make this a graphic quilt. I rarely use black and white because they don't look good with my color choices but they look great here. I need to reconsider them for future quilts, too. Isn't it wonderful to find something new that you enjoy! Just open your mind and try.
Hurricane season arrived with a vengeance. What havoc the storms are wreaking across the country. Places that don't usually see such problems and aren't prepared for the devastation as well as others that are struck repeatedly.
|The Invisible Bridge
by Julie Orringer
The Invisible Bridge by Julie Orringer opens in pre-war Hungary where Andras Levi has won a scholarship to study architecture in Paris. There he meets and falls in love with Klara who runs a ballet school. I've read many books about WWII but none featuring Hungarians who were part of the Axis. Well written and well researched.
Monthly FUR (Fabric Use Rate)
Only one quilt finished this month so August = 6 yds. YTD = 100.375 yards.
Happy Labor Day. We'll be watching Giants baseball. What about you?
Enjoy the day, Ann