I made two versions of snowflake #4. The first is version 4.
I like the white triangles dancing around the centre star. I also like the lacy doily effect the skinny rectangle makes betweent the star and the triangles.
Pink?! Yup, another unusual background. I have ideas for what these will grow up into. I'd hoped to show you a finished project...
Here is snowflake #4 but done in version 1. Can you believe it's the exact same pattern?! I LOVE that.
I tried a busier background as opposed to a monochromatic one, and I do like the effect! That snowflake floats on the background, doesn't it?
I am getting quite the collection...
Yesterday on one of my visits to another blogger's entry into the Bloggers' Quilt Festival (voting started today, so hop on over there and check them all out; there's some stunning quilts; I love thinking about all the sewing machines whirring across the world each day creating such beauty to live on past the creators) where was I? Oh yes, I saw that another quilter has a cat supervisor/cheerleader/boss/approver-of-all-components-of-constructing-a-quilt/expert! Clearly, as I've alluded to before, there is a superb system of cat memos that circulate beyond our mere humans' comprehension. My jaw dropped when I saw some of the EXACT same poses and actions that her cat does in her sewing room. And didn't Bella comply within a couple of hours, reminding me of her most-significant input into every single quilt and every single aspect of its construction:
|This CRACKS me up. Think she loves the extra crackle of that freezer paper!|
The one below was 10 days ago. She would have happily perched there for some time, had I not shooed her off after the picture was taken. I know I took one of her in the condo last winter, doing the exact same thing...
If you're wondering about the quilt in the background, it was a pattern I bought many years ago and made about 3 years ago in memory of and tribute to, the very best (cover Bella's ears) cat who has been in my life, my darling Raffi, who lived to be 17.5 years old. She was pure black, even to her eyebrows and whiskers. Can you see her wings?
Linking up with Snowalong for week 5!