Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Inspiration

Color inspiration comes to us in MANY ways.
Sometimes it's in our kitchen!
I just love this little plate!!!
It's been sitting on my stove as a sort of spoon rest.
It cheers me everytime I look at it!

It's fun to put all that color into a QUILT!!!
This is the beginning of a VERY large Disappearing 9 patch.
My squares were cut into 9" pieces!!!


I've decided I really like LITTLE pieces of fabric the BEST...
But....
When you want to finish a quilt in a hurry...
You'd better cut 'em BIG!!!!

11 comments:

  1. the best kind of spoon rest....
    definitely cheery!!!
    oh..... i am going to make it a mission of mine to try cutting them big.....
    xoxo
    eva

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  2. I prefer smaller pieces too Beth; but, you gotta love these quick quilts to get em done.

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  3. What a pretty plate! Great color inspiration for sure. I just love doing larger blocks on occasion. Does make the quilt come together much faster.

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  4. The plate is pretty...you see opportunities everywhere!

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  5. these are such fun inspiration colors

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  6. Those colors are really gorgeous! Great inspiration.

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  7. Beth, you are so clever. I love those colours in a quilt and a plate.

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  8. I love integrating parts of my life like this! Inspiration is such a beautiful thing. That little plate makes ME happy too (I use a blue and white Chinese plate for my spoons!).

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  9. I love those colors. I made the disappearing nine patch with 7 inch blocks once. I like the idea of going bigger.

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  10. The colors are great. You have inspired me to go take a look at my own dishes in a new way!

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  11. Unfortunately, I love small pieces of fabric best, too, which means all my quilts seem to take FOREVER to piece! Thank goodness for alternating blocks and the like. You know, I need a spoon rest; I wonder what I can scrounge up to do the trick...

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