Guess what I don’t need?? A new project. My plate is full. I have LOTS of projects in the works and a couple must do’s on the list. So what do I do? Dream.
It’s the tendency of a true quilter I think. Don’t we all have a project still going and start dreaming and thinking about the next one?
Several year ago Bonnie Hunter was making these scrappy triangles on her blog. I jumped in with two feet. I was sure that sometime she’d come out with a quilt featuring them.
Previously she had done with her spool blocks. I had jumped with two feet into that too. I thought I was doing so fabulous. I made something like 350 of them and once that pattern came out I needed over 600. Well this time, I wasn’t going to be duped quite so badly (or so I thought) I made 425 of these triangle pieces.
Well in Bonnie Hunter’s new book String Frenzy, she released the pattern that uses the triangles.
This is the quilt- Geese on a String.
I love the pattern. How fun but what I have and the look of the pattern, they don’t jive at all. Cheddar..nope. My green would need to be lime. Ah. I was a little disappointed. Then I remembered that I have two girls in childcare that I would need to make quilts for next year.
Hm…How could I tweak the colors to make something that uses my triangles…something that looks girly…something I could make two of so the quilts are similar but not exactly matching?
Here’s the idea I came up with…. Continue reading