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Sunday, February 2, 2014

52 week word challenge and some sewing!!!

The word for this week is “instantaneous”.  I have racked my brain trying to think what I could take a picture of that was instantaneous…. birds flitting to the birdfeeder and away again, a baking soda volcano, some kind of accident… Nope none of these will work. 

I found this old photo …. I don’t know if this kind of ice forms instantaneously or not, but in my romantic vision of it, it does.And it is pretty. Smile

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The opposite of instantaneous is delayed, late or slow.  Well that’s the category my sewing fits into.  But at least I am doing some!!

This block is for the Canadian’s Quilt swap that I am participating in.  My partner wanted that colour range and a star or stars.  This pattern is by Carolyn Beam, Creative Editor for Quiltmaker magazine and can be found in Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks, volume 5.

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Then I made these blocks, the last ones for the Bee Balm swap that I signed up for last year.  For some reason I took a really blurry picture – it isn’t your eyes Punk

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And then I made these hexies for my January partner in the hexie flower swap… But I took the photo with only the red colour showing…

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And now look what I am doing…. I’m really getting my sewing groove on!!

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Hopefully by next week I’ll have some finish pictures of this quilt to show! 

Edited to add – I just found out that Shaz is in the hospital and has extended the word instantaneous for another week.  I hope Shaz is better by then!!

Janet

10 comments:

  1. I chickened out and am using the extra time to try and come up with ..at least .. an idea for the photo!! LOVE your ice such a GOOD idea too x mmmmm
    they chose some challenging blocks for you xx lol x looking good x

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  2. fantastic ice picture.... and lovely blocks.... that 3 stars is pretty amazing... have fun quilting!
    Hugz

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  3. gorgeous pic, I can imaging them popping up instantaneously.
    Love the star block, so clever and the bee balm blocks are wonderful too.
    Happy quilting! looking forward to seeing your big finish.

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  4. Your romantic vision is lovely...I'd say that you are getting plenty of sewing done, looking forward in seeing the completed project that is on the machine.

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  5. I loved your ice picture - I agree, It must be instantaneous! Your quilting is fabulous, doesn't seem that slow to me! That quilt on the machine looks lovely and colourful, don't forget to post pics when it's completed.

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  6. Those ice crystals look amazing! I guess sometimes ice does form very quickly. Just thinking, it would be interesting to capture the formation of these in slow-motion.

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  8. I've been catching up on your blog Janet and "boy , have you been busy" windstorms, glass fusing and now coming to Australia. Have fun over here, enjoy the warmth but don't get too hot.

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  9. Just catching up. The plan is to read all posts from now to November so please excuse me if I don't comment much! See you at the other end!

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