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Monday, June 04, 2007

Dragonfly Cellphone Pouch

After agonizing over the trim for my Mozart purse, and working on repairing the 2 antique crazy quilts that I have here, I decided it was time for some really fun stitching! I was feeling the need for some instant gratification! I pulled out this block:

Red And Gold Heart CQ

I like the colors but I wasn't sure what to do with it. I went through my little box of vintage jewelry pieces and found a pretty little green dragonfly pin. I think I bought that one at the flea market that we went to on Easter morning.

Anyway, I thought it looked really nice so once I had the focal point chosen, I started stitching:

Red And Gold Heart CQ 2

When I think of dragonflies, I often think of cattails. That's something I've never added to a CQ before and I thought it would be kind of cool looking and it is! I plan to add a few more to the other side of the solid red piece in the center but first I need to figure out where to put my cat.

It's a dreary, rainy day here, the perfect day for stitching! I want to neaten up my lace drawers a little bit and then I'll sit and stitch. If I complete this today, I'll work a bit more on Maxine's quilt afterwards. I think I only have 2 more patches to replace and then I can start embellishing that one more.


Lynne said...

Love your idea of R&R. I like the cattails. The colors of the heart are, to me, anyway, woodsy, and a pond in the woods with cattails and dragonflies is just right!

crazyQstitcher said...

The work is beautiful, the colours just right. Did I see my name there? LOL Maureen

Heidi said...

I really like the cat tails. Where I am we call them pussy willows. Not sure why but its what I grew up calling them. I love the red fabrics too. :)

Marty52 said...

Love those cattails!

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