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Sunday, August 29, 2010

Inspiration...

I don't know about you, but color is my inspiration many times. In Metamora, MI yesterday there was a balloon fest  with umpteen multi-colored balloons.  It was an awesome site.  I have never been to one before.  There have been singular balloons that I have seen filling  up with the hot air and then taking off; but this was a "get right in the middle, touch the balloons, watch them fill up and take off all at once".  Like I said...it was awesome.....a color spectacular.  There had to be about 15-20 balloons My pictures just can't do the whole experience justice. 














On coming home, I felt inspired and felt the need to work with color, so I  now have my 11th Cherry Trees all prepped and ready to stitch.



This is a bit of a simple block, thus the red dotted fabric for the background.  It's is glue basted at this point (you can see my wet glue dots).  I will have a completed block in no time to show you.  Then it will be on to the next one in a few days. 

4 comments:

  1. Wow, so much inspiration with all the balloons. I love the fabric you chose for your vase, I'm so impressed with your "stick to it" on this project.

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  2. Aren't the balloons fabulous! Did you go up?
    Really like the basket fabric and look forward to seeing your completed blocks together.

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  3. Aren't the balloons glorious! Did you go up in one? Really like your basket fabric, look forward to seeing your completed blocks all together.

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  4. Those are wonderful Hot Air Balloons - so pretty to look at!

    I really like that pink dot fabric you chose for your block background. That vase is gorgeous too! I just know this will be another awesome block!

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