Sunday, August 29, 2010


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 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. 


  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.

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

  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.

  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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