Monday, January 3, 2011

design wall

I am very lucky to have a room all to myself for sewing.  Its a big help to be able to leave things laying around...but the floor space is v. limited as well as the wall space...I have some batting pinned to the wall giving me approximately 38x50 inches for a design wall.  Today I decided I am going for a new approach with my 2010 bee blocks.  Using the limited space of my design wall...I'm going to join blocks together in whatever fashion strikes my's 'block' is roughly 25 inches square.
Maybe this is quilter's suicide...I'm not entirely sure...but with limited floor and wall space, I figured it would be easier to put together a limited number of very large blocks vs. lots of small blocks.

I will let you know how it goes!!

I have a friend who loves horses.  Man, she loves horses.  She rides whenever she is able...and she loves watching the big horse races.  I don't know much about horses...but I have an idea of something to make for my friend so that she can decorate during race days.  She *might* be reading my blog, so I'll leave it at that...but, I'm wondering do any of you know of other horse fabrics?  have any I could swap you for?


  1. no horse fabrics, sorry. :(
    Corrie might have some.....what are their feet called?? those oh,, ha, horseshoes!
    She's out of town this week, but you could check with her next week?

  2. I made a small design wall and it makes all the difference in how I view what I'm making :)

  3. I don't have a blank wall big enough (with enough space to step back and view) for a design wall -- so you're lucky! I've been thinking about buying one of those pop-up design walls, but something about that just doesn't seem right LOL!

  4. You know how much I love your wonky stars!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Love the wall. Happy 2011, friend!

  5. Are you still looking for horse fabric? I have peach HR ponies and grey HR riding clothes. I can't think of any others in my stash though...