Saturday, January 14, 2012

Saving a UFO

Unlike Beth, I rarely finish anything before I am lured away to new interests.  I used to beat myself up about that but now have accepted that free-spirit part of my personality.  Because of my habits, I have tons of UFO's to choose from but I have decided to combine three pieces I created in my first Nancy Crow workshop.  None of them are worth finishing on their own but could come together nicely in a free-form quilt.

 The first assignment was to create a black and white motif sized at about 2 x 3 ft. 

 The second assignment was to use that motif to create a 2 x 3 ft piece incorporating whites, off-whites, black, and greys.  

 The third assignment was to create a 3 x 4 ft piece using the same motif and incorporating browns along with the previous whites, blacks, and greys.


 To join with them I found these orphans from another quilt that will begin to give some color to the mix.  These were cut back before I quit using a ruler to cut my fabric.

WISH ME LUCK!

4 comments:

  1. It looks like you have a great start on something beautiful. I, too, create many UFOs. I'm still trying to embrace that part of my personality.

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  2. I see amazing possibilities for those UFOs. I'm looking forward to the finished product!

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  3. That looks interesting! Can't wait to see how this turns out. Or will it end up another UFO? ;-)

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  4. I like these outcomes of free creative work you girls are coming up with. Seems a bit like doodle drawing or experimental drawing. Just wondering though what are ufo's in quilting language? Rob G:)

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