|C56 child's Bouquet|
I just love the image of young children with bunches of flowers. You see some huge ones and many smaller ones, held out to a person they love... often their mum ;-)
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|C56 child's Bouquet|
|C49 When I am King|
|C49 Grandma's Garden|
|Would you believe that I don't actually know a Mary and so have never had a Bouquet for Mary, however when I made this block that was the name that appeared in my head and so it remained.||
|The colour of the fabric suggested Ruby Red for this block. All of the bits in the block looked like a pile of gems.||
On one of our holidays we saw some dancers who are known as Twirling Dervish. It was wonderful how their 'dresses' swirled. I suppose I should have named a block that spun out with the points in the centre rather than one the edge as in my block
To me this block suggested someone playing that game where they are blindfolded and they try to find people with someone calling out 'warm', 'cold' or 'warmer'. Their arms are outstretched as they are Reaching Out trying to tip someone.
Within was named because you had a star within another star
Christabella came from the fact of the fabric being beautiful, so bella and Chris was a friend who gave me the fabric.
What a memory that invokes of those country fairs and the difficult decision selecting our own Fairy on a Stick.
Clean Solutions was based on those nuclear free zone signs where people don't think that a significant amount of our medical treatments are now nuclear :-)
I just love watching bunting as it twists and turns in the wind.
I'm positive we all had a dress made of the Summer Frock fabric back in the 60s .. or perhaps you have one now as the fashions return to that era.
As a child I just loved making Mud Pies. Didn't you?
The circling birds reminded me of vultures circling some unfortunate prey that simply wanted to be allowed to fly away.
Halloween this month's BOM. Don't they look like spooky eyes?
Didn't we all love the bright pink and green Candy Canes that were everywhere when we went to the fairs as children.
Can't you just see this lime green Fluorescent Moss floating in the waterways?
Chrysanthemums are the most common flower sold in local stores for Mother's Day. I love them but wonder, 'Do all mums like them?'
You can all just visualise those little girls spinning in their pink tutus even though it is freezing outside. Don't they ever feel the cold. I suppose when I was little I didn't either.
New Grid is identical to a block in Collection 29 but reversing the colours means they look nothing alike. It surprised me when I was writing up the patterns to discover that I had duplicated a block. Too late to change!
Must have made Monkey in the Middle around the time we visited the zoo.
The bright blue simply suggested Reflections and so the name.