Saturday, December 22, 2007
I have been playing with the scraps Wanda sent me. I have been thinking about doing a braid for some time and the scraps were perfect for that project. I have tried to blend the colors into each other. It still needs some tweaking now that I see it in a photo. It's amazing how you see tones more clearly in a photo. They may be too short when I get them all sewn together. Luckily, there are still lots more scraps left not to mention the pile of my own bits and pieces that I have saved up. I want to get some black to use between the braids. I always think black sets off colors the best. The photo is a little on the dark side, especially near the bottom. I suppose I could also use some sort of border print between the braids, maybe with some gold in it. I'll cross that bridge when I get to it. It might look good with piano key borders, which would use up some of the scraps that were too narrow for the braid pieces. If it turns out well, it could very well become a table topper. I don't think it will be big enough for a bed quilt.