Sunday, April 8, 2012

Inspiration in Arles...

I have always loved this photo of window shutters I took last year in Arles!


So I have used it as the inspiration for the "Aurifil-Make a Designer Collection"

Competition over at Lily's Quilts

I love the subtlety and delicacy of this range of colours!

And onto other matters.....

I have made some more Bitty Blocks...

No, not volcanoes erupting!

Little Black Dresses- foundation pieced 

and....



Birdhouses!


I had great fun improvising with these!

There is also a baby quilt on the drawing board!

I hope to have it ready to show you in a few days time!

What have you got on the drawing board?

Happy sewing!

SUZ


16 comments:

  1. No wigwams?

    Great little dresses - wonder what size they are! Love the bird houses - that owl looking out is a hoot!

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  2. Cute! Cute! Cute! I love the little black dresses and birdhouses. Lovely job!

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  3. Your blocks are SOOO cute Suz!!! What an amazing job you've done with these!! ... What are you using them in?

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  4. Those tiny blocks are very cute, I love the dresses especially!

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  5. I can't wait to see your competition piece! I love the colors and the simplicity of the shutters! Great idea :) Your dresses are adorable and the bird houses are soooo sweet! You have been a busy little bee...bzzzz, bzzzz!!!

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  6. These are fun blocks and I particularly love the birdhouses with the owls. Take care.

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  7. fun blocks and isn't the thread picking fun too?

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  8. Great mosaic, love the inspiration! Wow so many blocks! They look great though!! =D

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  9. Your bitty blocks are great. Love the birdhouses.
    You have been very busy.
    The Aurifil mosaic is awesome, lve it.
    I'd be working on lots of hand sewn blocks if I hadn't hurt my right shoulder, grrrrr.

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  10. What a perfect inspiration. I LOVE your thread choices.....you really picked up those color nuances! And your blocks are so charming. Deb.

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  11. Love the inspiration, and the birdie houses are brilliant!

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  12. I really love the shutter colours a lot. The foundation blocks are wonderful, especially the itty bitty dresses. I'd love to have something new on the wall but it's the ongoing stuff as usual.

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  13. The Shutter colours are beautiful!! What a great inspiration photo. Those little dresses are gorgeous!! And so are the bird houses with owls. You're cooking with gas over there!!

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  14. I love how creative you were with the thread choices and using the picture in the center. Wish I would have thought of that...really beautiful choices. And those itsy bitsy blocks--charming!

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  15. I just love all of your blocks!! Those threads are just so delicious!

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