The ramblings from a small quilt shop on the South Islands West Coast of New Zealand

Sunday, September 26, 2010

OPAM and Bright Owls

Over the last couple of weeks I've been slightly out of my comfort zone.  You see, I'm a 'country girl' when it comes to colours but when I saw Amy Bradleys' fab owl  pattern 039 for this quilt I just new I had to hunt through my stash and then the shop for anything that didn't have a grey base colour.  Eventually I gave up on my stash - there just wasn't anything there that was suitable  and anything I once did have I remember was just charm squares, and I had long since given them away to one of the ladies that used to meet here at the shop- note to self, buy some 'brights' to save raiding the shop and DON"T give them away!!!
  Anyway, today while sitting in the sun  (yep we actually have sun here so put the ark on hold) I managed to get the binding stitched and take a few sunny photos.
Woo hoo, another finish for OPAM - I'm doing the happy dance here.
hugs all round
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10 comments:

  1. Oh it is just so lovely - I know what you mean about raiding the stock - I seem to be doing it all of the time - LOL

    Hugs - Fee XX

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  2. That is just gorgeous, you have done an amazing job...well done on the finish

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  3. This is so gorgeous!!!!!! Love those cute owls!!!!

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  4. Gorgeous. I'm a brights girl so the colour scheme is spot on

    Love and hugs Gina xxx

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  5. Such a wonderful owl quilt, bright and sunny!

    Best wishes,
    Tatyana

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  6. Love the bright owls. My fav colour over the Summer are hot pink and turquoise.

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  7. This is gorgeous!! I know what you mean about comfort colour zones - I'm usually most comfortable in country colours too but find it fun to break out and use brights from time to time!

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  8. As I am an Owl person, I love that quilt!

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  9. OOh too cute - that would make a great wall hanging for a kiddies room too :) Hugs Jx

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Thankyou so much for popping by and leaving a comment. I enjoy reading your thoughts and ideas and will get back to you if needed, hugs - Miche'le

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