Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Let's see what happens

I made this center block about 6 years ag. I was making a halloween quilt and tried to make cancy corns for the quilt, but my family said no way!!!, they didn't look like candy corn. Sooooo what did I do. I made a really hooky 70's looking flower out of the candy corns. This sat around for many years and now I have decided to make something out of this piece. So far this is what I have come up with. I used left overs from when I made my scrappy trip around the world. I am in the process now of making hour glass blocks that I will add next.
Before I add the hour glass blocks I will put a border of brown fabric. I really don't know how it will turn out, I am just making it up as I go along. I will keep you posted as I make more rounds and we will all see what the outcome is. I like this kind of quilt play.

6 comments:

Laurie Ann said...

Dot - That looks fun! What a great way to use an old creation!

floribunda said...

well I think they look like candy corn! but I also like what it's turning into...

Anne said...

Well done! It takes guts to develop a project started 6 years ago! I like what you have shown so far, and look forwad to see it progress:-)

Libby said...

Now that you mention it, I can see the candy corn. The flower is a much better idea *s*

Holly said...

I LOVE your hooky 70's looking flower and the resulting quilt you are making of it!!! That's going to be a fun quilt.

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