Monday, April 17, 2017

Monday Morning Star Count - Colorful Border

I have pieced the background and made a colorful border. Not the typical Christmas colors, but this is what I like.  I cut five inch strips, then cut the strips into random widths.  I put all the pieces in a basket and sewed them together in the order that I pulled them out.  



I loosely pinned the tree to the background, but I think it will be lower when I stitch it.  

I am pleased with how this is coming along. When I do things like this, I don't plan or draw things out.  It develops at I go and I like it that way. 


Look what the Easter Bunny sent me! Arigatou Okii Usagi!




8 comments:

  1. Great border for the neutral background and the tree.
    Yes, 'beary' sweet!

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  2. Hi Pamela,beautiful work my friend,it is coming along beautifully,love your easter gifts.

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  3. It looks like you are having a lot of fun this spring with hanami parties and all your lovely crafting!!! I love that the Christmas hanging isn't perfect and just put together randomly....it gives it a unique character :)

    Have a great week!!

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  4. I like your fun colors!! It' a great wall hanging. The Easter Bunny was nice to you. I used to love to devour Junior Mints when I worked. Unfortunately they made a great tasting, but poor health choice for a 3:00 energy pick up.
    xx, Carol

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  5. Such a lovely Christmas quilt :D I just love the unusual colors for the background, it truly makes it very special...

    In stitches,
    Nadine

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  6. I think you tree background and border are looking great. xx

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  7. Very fun Easter gifts! Your Christmas tree is coming along beautifully.

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  8. Looking great, and such sweet Easter gifts!

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