Sunday, April 7, 2013

April CQ square

Hello  there,  looks like I have been tardy with my post.   Now one good thing about blogging if you are tardy you don't need a note from your parent or won't get licks from the teacher.   Not that anyone I know would have done that.   : ) 

So with no further ado here is my post.    April is the beginning of Spring, I know some of you dear people are still getting snow and I am sorry about that.  Sometimes Mother Nature, you know she is fickle, likes to clear her throat at us.   Change is in the air for all and we are fixin ( a Texas word for gonna do it ) to go on another adventure.   Will keep you posted on the change ,  so please forgive me  for not posting as much and please no licks ( swats with a paddle). 

I have sent my April Crazy Quilt Square to Kathy for the CQ challenge.  It is funny where these go.  I start with a square of muslin or white fabric and sit at the sewing machine and think OK where are you taking me this trip?  And off I go sewing and cutting like Edward Sizzorhand.  Well that may be stretching it a tad but you get the mental picture.

 
A close up of the square, with beads and butterflies and all kinds of fanciful flowers.   The center butterfly is part of some silk with the butterflies on it waiting to be set free.
 

 
Here is the whole square, the finished part will be 8x8.  The left upper corner is a tad bright for the other colors but you know me I have to add some "spark" in my work somewhere. 
 
So there you go my April CQ square,  I have enough of them done til August in case our next project keeps me super busy.  CQ is kind of like the chicken and the egg thingy.   Which came first?   The collecting of the pretties or the sewing of the pretties. 
 
Thanks for stopping by and seeing what is going on in my world today. 
 
XOXOXO
Annette

8 comments:

  1. wow your such a talented lady i love your work xx

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    1. Thanks Annette, love it we share the same name. There are several of us out there. xo

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  2. This is adorable Annette, , fun, creative and girlish ,I really admire what you do....and finding the time to do it ! xoxo

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    1. Thanks Jane, this is good TV watching work. Thanks for being there. xoxo

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  3. I know I've told you before how amazed I am about your work. The attention to detail, all the richness of colors... truly beautiful.

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    1. Thanks young lady. Always enjoy your comments. xo

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  4. How the heck did I miss this post of yours Annette, your work is totally gorgeous. xx

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    1. Thanks Annette, my goodness you have a lot going on with the painting and all. You can't be everywhere. Glad you could pop in. Love your girls you have painted. xoxoxox

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