Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Wednesday's Wanderings #17 - My Blue Heaven

Sometimes a girl just wants to have fun.
My new ride. I call it Blue Heaven.
Top down with that cute little dog - Bailey.
I see lots of road trips in our future!

So to future Wednesday's Wanderings -

I really love fusible applique. My favorite machine stitch to use to secure it is a blanket stitch.
 It gives me the freedom of design and it certainly is a great way to add words to a quilty piece.


My favorite thread to use is rayon.  It is shiny and adds a bit of a sparkle.

9 comments:

  1. Congrats Cheryl! How fun! I hope you have many happy hours in your new car! You did a great job on the car and your fabric choices and words make it a very happy block!

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  2. When I met my husband the first time, he had a blue bug.
    I made a little hanging from the first time and trip we took to see aerosmith.

    Debbie

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  3. Cute dog, cute car, cute block! +

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  4. I'm totally revved up by how you accelerated the sweet, sassy metallic blue into a retro paisley print, the perfect emotional kick to convey the retro attitude of the bug. Vroom, girlfriend!--Eleanor Levie

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  5. Totally revved by the blue paisley--it accelerates the retro attitude. V'roommm!

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  6. Cheryl, want a lovely little car and what a geat quilt block. I loved the print and thought it was perfect. I have always wanted a convertable. I am definitely a Convertable Girl. Maggie

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  7. Hi Cheryl! What a great car! Love the photo of you and your adorable dog, and with spring blooming in the background! The art quilt you made of the car -- wow! the car fabric is perfect! Have fun!!! We seem to be stuck in winter here -- still snowing!

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  8. When did this happen? You look great in your blue ride catching the wind! congratulations!

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  9. Too cute...the block...the car...the dog and you! Can't wait to see where you wander to next!

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