Tuesday, April 6, 2010

A Midwest Modern Cat

Today was a day of productivity. Sort of.
Someone is rather keen on helping....

Say CHEESE!

This is what Annabell was helping me make. I have finally cut into my Midwest Modern fat quarters. I have real trouble chopping into fabric sometimes. I don't know if it's fear of stuffing it up or just that obsessive need to have huge piles of yummy fabric to unfold, pat, move around and re-fold.

Does anyone else have rotary cutter anxiety?

I am working from one of those special patterns (one in my head) and thought it would be a baby quilt but I was enjoying it so much that I have cut a another big pile of rectangles.
I guess it's going to be another lap quilt....

Abs x

9 comments:

  1. Annabell looks a little offended. Would she prefer to be quilting instead of piecing?

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  2. these look great! cute helper

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  3. Love your fabrics and can see why you like to fold, re fold etc.....

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  4. Yes I have favorite fabric I just can't cut or even take out of the packaging.

    Annabell is gorgeous!!

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  5. How funny, I like to do the same thing. I finally took that big step and have been cutting my yardage down to more manageable pieces.

    I love the pattern you are doing, look forward to seeing more of it. Maybe Annabell is trying to tell you she likes it and wants it when its done;-)

    Blessings,
    Jilly

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  6. Cutting into the fabric is one of my favourite parts of the whole quilt-making process. Your new quilt will be lovely.

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  7. I don't have rotary cutter anxiety but I do have a posse of useful/less helpers who like to join me when I'm making things.

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  8. Hey Abbe, I've just realised that I wasn't following you! Silly me. Have a great weekend xo

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  9. Just found your Blog and enjoyed my visit

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