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Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Lazy days are here again

Three things to be happy about:
(1) padded envelopes
(2) learning a new exercise
(3) Spring

Spring is just around the corner, what does Punxsutawney Phil know, anyhow?

I'm in my lazy stage again!

Remember this string quilt that I was puzzling over ... add a border, don't add a border, what kind of border ...

Thanks everyone for your input!

I grabbed some light colored strings - not necessarily neutral, but lighter than darkish medium - and made a few of these ...

... which I cut into these 3-1/2 x 8-1/2" strips, to test as a border.

I tried out a few and I admit I wasn't too impressed at first.

I was thinking if I went that route I'd need to add a narrow inner border to separate the main quilt from the 3" border strips ...

But now, looking at it through the camera's lens from a different angle ... it doesn't look half bad!

Maybe I'll make enough string units to finish up that left side and a few for the top, and see what it looks like.

Decisions, decisions ...

Sew forth and sew on


  1. I love your stars! And I think dithering about borders is half the fun... 8)

  2. I actually love the light strings with your stars, but I'm not real good at doing the choosing myself. I always second guess my choices. Your work is lovely and inspiring. Stitch on!


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