Sunday, December 04, 2011

Still playing with scraps....

In between working on Bonnie's mystery quilt and making some holiday gifts I have continued to use the bowl and bag of left-over half-square triangle blocks I found last month in my sewingroom.
This little red and yellow one goes well with the Christmas decorations in my kitchen so as soon as I get it quilted up it has a place on the wall (where it will be safe from my DH using it as a trivet or a potholder...)

I did a purple and green autumn version of the one I donated to the Mrs. Clause dollbed call-out...I think I like the first two I did better. I may be tiring of this pattern. Time to move on!

I've made about 100 of the 2-inch half square triangles for Bonnie's mystery quilt...not near enough but it is progress!

We have had lots of deer around our yard this year. There is only a low fence separating my garden from the woods and every once and awhile they will try to reach over for the daylillies. Yesterday Dobby jumped on top of the fence and tried to box with the deer...most of the them ran but one just stood there with his head rocking back and forth as if saying "really...you want to take me on?"
It was all too much for the poor cat and he came in immediately for a long nap...

9 comments:

Janet O. said...

I like the bright little kitchen quilt. Very cheery!
That is too funny about the cat and the deer.

Supergoof said...

OMG this little quilt is stunning. The colours have a WAUH factor for me!

Kathie said...

the red and white quilt is going to be great hanging in your kitchen, hey you can live it up all year round, I love it with the yellow border. Great choice!
Dobby the protector of the yard :)
Kathie

*karendianne. said...

Your little quilt was what inspired me to make my little red and white WIP recently. Just an FYI on that. And golly that Dobby is so cute resting. What is he resting on? Looks wooly.

Elaine Adair said...

I had to look hard to see the deer but yes, therer they are. How clever that the fence blends in so nicely with the woods. So, the cat and the deer were actually playing??? What fun! Sounds like a Youtube viral video!!! LOL

Randy D. said...

LOVE the red pinwheels. They look great!!

Merilyn said...

Lovely little Christmas quilt! It should brighten up the kitchen during this season!! And one brave little cat too!!!! Good for him!!

Betty Lou said...

Love you red and white, my favorite colors. Your little quilt will look bright and cheery in the kitchen. Today I was working with green scraps for Rainbow Scrap Challenge and realize I must not have as many scraps as I thought I had. I don't know if that is good or bad.

AnnieO said...

Darling little kitchen quilt! Wish I had wall space in mine but galley kitchens just don't!

Dobby is hilarious, living up to his namesake!