Color Me Cranky

Me? Cranky? Yes, because until yesterday I hadn’t sat down at my sewing machine for 10 days. Ten days! That must be a record for me. It seems there are just too many other things going on right now. Such is the life of a busy retiree — but this retiree isn’t happy unless she gets to spend some quality time in her sewing room on a regular basis.

What I needed was a little red and white color therapy, and happily I got some:

windmill pinwheels
What you see here is a jumble of pinwheels. These blocks will go into the windmill quilt I started last month.

Here are the pinwheels laid out in the order they will appear in the quilt:

windmill pinwheels 2

That hole in the third row is because the pinwheel already got sewn into this block:

windmill block 1
If all goes according to plan, I’ll post photos tomorrow of the entire quilt layout. Maybe I’ll even have some blocks sewn together. Now that would make me really happy.

 

 

 

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5 Responses to Color Me Cranky

  1. Diane says:

    Ten days away from your sewing machine? You poor thing!! Now that you have been brought back from the brink, ENJOY!! 🙂

  2. Reigh Hays says:

    This one is going to be a beauty!

  3. Sandy says:

    Dawn cranky? I can’t even imagine that!

  4. Kristi says:

    Your blocks are looking good!

  5. Auntie Em says:

    That pinwheel in a windmill block is so pretty! Can’t wait to see more.

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