Sunday, March 4, 2012

The Love Affair continues.....

Yes, Denyse and the Farmer are back in my life!


It has been a "Whirlwind"  of a relationship.....


but it is officially Autumn here in Australia, so soon the "Maple Leaf" will start to 

fall!

While I was looking for my mojo recently I did take out all my FW blocks and 

decide on the fabric I wanted to buy to sash them. 

I only bought 20cm of this spotted fabric...


to see how it looked!


And I love it!


But when I went back today to buy three metres....


they didn't have it!!!!

This was the best I could do...


in fact the sales girl had cut the fabric before I realised it was WRONG!

I'm going to piece a few blocks and then decide!

This love affair has hit a serious cross roads....

Will there be a happy ending?

Happy sewing! 

(I hope!)

SUZ


19 comments:

  1. I love your FW blocks Suz! And I LOVE polka dots, they look great with the fabrics. I'm in the middle of a Swoon with polka dots as the background fabric. I sure hope this story has a happy ending, as I can't wait to see the finished product. :o)

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  2. I bet it will work out for the best...you'll love the new fabric even better! :) Hope so! Your blocks look fantastic!

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  3. I am betting on a happy ending! What is the fabric you are looking for? Who knows perhaps it is in our little shoppe in Ohio :) Love the Farmers Wife blocks!

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  4. Good luck finding your spots. Nothing more frustrating than finding the right one then going back to find it gone!!

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  5. Fingers crossed for a happy ending!! You know I love your FW blocks!!!

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  6. How annoying. You will sort it, your blocks are all so lovely they deserve to be perfect xxx

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  7. Your blocks look lovely and I am sure they will be lovely with the new fabric as well as the old. good luck

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  8. Great blocks Susan and I am a romatic at heart so very much hoping for a happy ending. Take care.

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  9. aw man what a pain! Love the original blocks you made but you will make more wonderful blocks no doubt with the new dots have you sourced them anywhere else?

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  10. I have been pining for the FW blocks lately, time for me to get them out again. I think that a lovely spotted fabric will always be good for a quilt back or something, if you want to search for your most perfect one, which is great by the way.

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  11. It is annoying when that happens. It's like you think great that's it. Then you order it and it's something completely different.

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  12. I had to look twice for a difference. I'm with jamie-lee - usually these things have a habit of turning out for the better & I bet you'll start loving it more. Here's hoping :)

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  13. There has to be a happy ending!!
    They all look fab and I ADORE the dots, so cute!
    I'm sure that fabric will look just as good :)

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  14. Argh! Don't you hate it when that happens? You can always stash it and try again if you don't like it. One day it will come into it's own!

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  15. This is such a cute post! I hope the lovebirds have a long and happy life.

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  16. I am enjoying the saga and the visuals. The blocks are looking really nice. Now, what to do with the background fabric? Hmmm...

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  17. Love the blocks you are making. Shame about the spot! Hope it has a happy ending.

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