Tuesday, May 25, 2010

daisy chain



so, i got these great new shoes recently that simulate walking barefoot. the latest research says it's better for working your feet and leg muscles...if u think about it, some of the greatest running athletes DO IT barefoot! don't we all...unless our husbands request something different (oops...did i say that with my outside voice?)
unfortunately, there is one unusual side effect



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this newest quilt is a pattern called daisy chain from the jelly roll book we have had forever in the store.  the fabrics are a mix of a batik jelly roll and cream on cream dots with some solids and smaller pattern fabrics thrown in to satisfy the required jelly roll and a half the book calls for.


this is an example block from a quilt i have been wanting to do for a while...
the pattern is also from the same jelly roll book, it is called both side of the pond and is meant to represent the british and american flag colors.  however, i am so fond (in love with) germany, that i wanted to create a quilt that would remind me of my wonderful time living here.  thus, the black/red/yellow and red/white/blue color combination.

5 comments:

  1. Very pretty, as usual!! Well, except for the shoes..... those are pretty unusual!

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  2. but there cool lookin (the shoes). and the quilt is gorgeous as always! and I love the zebra striped border!

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  3. So funny! I saw those shoes a few years ago when we ducked in a timberland downtown during a thunderstorm. I think they are way cool! I love your Pisa pic! That's so fun and touristy and we have one of each of us there too! :) And the quilts are fun! The "flags" quilt is very clever!

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  4. Zac has two pairs of those shoes... he LOVES them, are you liking them at least???

    love the new quilt!

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  5. I don't know about the shoes..I ahve problems with things like that. I can't wear the socks that are like that either. I lvoe the quilts! Even if they are batik's..

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