Hello all my quilty friends!
It was a fantastically beautiful day today with bright sunshine and dramatic dark clouds. The garden is coming into bloom and the bulbs I planted a few weeks ago are starting to show their first leaves.
Tomorrow we will celebrate Mother’s Day and certain nephew’s 5th birthday… I forsee lots of birthday presents that look like James Bond’s cars, Formula 1 race cars and Kitt from Knight Rider. 🙂
Sunshine, my favorite people and making brownies… a weekend well spent!
To celebrate our favorite people, how better than to stitch the LOVE into their quilt?
Hearts, flowers, pretty much any pretty flourish can be added to this cute orange peel pattern.
I have this pile of paper with printed grids, orange peel or clamshell patterns on it. Whenever I feel like doodling, I grab this pile and I fill the shapes with whatever pops into my brain. This next pattern was created like that.
I have called this pattern FLOW as it looks like curls of smoke or water.
While perusing Pinterest for new filler patterns, I came across a picture of a rug with an interesting pattern. I followed the link back to the webshop of the London store. (link, non-affiliated)
It is not exactly an orange peel pattern, but it kind of fits this blogpost. To me it looks like orange slices laid out in this curvy road pattern.
Or maybe they are lemon slices ready to be put into a nice adult beverage….
As I am imagining that a colorful umbrella will also be in that drink and there is a cute guy waving a feathered large fan to keep me cool……( oh the daydreams I have while stitching, ha ha! ) … here is a pattern that looks like many of those feathers fans!
Now, I am getting myself a drink… a hot tea and not a adult one….. I need to grade my students’ exams. All high school senior students in the country are taking their national exams these two weeks. Lots of text to go though and figuring out of this or that answer fits the answer key…
I better get to it!