Saturday, March 21, 2009

Drab?

This is NOT a great photo but Keith is calling this Boxed Squares version drab (maybe it has to do with the olive?) I'm liking it more as I add blocks but the jury is still out --- obviously, there are blocks that will be moved around as I make more of them.
A new postcard from Deb - she's having fun with her new die cutter.
Someone wants me off the computer don't you think?
I spent time both quilting and piecing today - how did you celebrate National Quilting Day?


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21 comments:

Quilts And Pieces said...

Oh but I love that drab olive color!!!!

LizA. said...

I think you need just a little bit of yellowy-lime green for spark.

So, does Chesty watch videos on your laptop like Arlo does or does he just use it for a head rest when he wants your attention

Carol E. said...

Chesty is adorable! I am having trouble keeping everyone I want on my blog list. Suddenly today I remembered that your blog fell off somehow, so I had a lot of reading to do to catch up. You've been busy doing beautiful work, as always.

Stephanie D. said...

Awww, poor Chesty wants his mom to play! Tandi can't reach the desktop keyboard, but will come over and just sit and stare at me. It's a little unnerving.

If I ignore her too long, she comes over and puts her head on my knee and gives me that same look. I can never resist it!

Ruth's Place said...

I love the olives. I think it's going to be stunning.

Chesty is so cute!

Barb said...

The quilt is WONDERFUL. Black white and green is my newest favorite. Adorable pup!

rosewillow.org said...

Must be something about what men like....my husband is not so keen, but my daughter and I love the colours, especially the green. Best regards, Dianne B. in England

Blue Bamboo said...

I would have never thought to put olive with black and white, but it's a fantastic combination!

Vicki W said...

I like the drab color scheme but you could add a little dulled chartreuse or a lighter pea green if you really feel it needs something else.

I dyed and painted fabric all day. It was great!

*karendianne. said...

I really like the colors for your boxes!!!

Lori said...

I really like the look. I was going to make a b & w with red, forget that now.
I'll need to make one for my #2dd. She is stationed in Maine and very homesick, I'm thinking it is other stuff too. Being 3000 miles away, turning 29 next month, and being single, also someone hit and run her truck.
Chesty is so cute, Those big brown eyes always get me. I think he is watching you and the web to make sure there isn't travel plans being made.

Teri said...

I love the olive quilt. It might be kind of fun to put one red center in it like a stuffed olive.

Owens Family Adventures said...

I love the quilt...very modern! Poor poor Chesty!! Look at that face, how can you resist?? Did you get off of the computer after posting the picture and get him a doggy treat???
:)
dawn

jan said...

I spent six hours of it at my groups meeting, then came home tired and unable to conjure up any zest for quilting. How BAD is that. Had an early night for once.
Love Chesty picture, bless him, his little face says it all.
Well, sorry to disagree with hubby, but I think this is a great colour combo. QUilt it with Orange thread and bingo. Just a thought., jan in uk

Lindi said...

I would never have thought to do that colour combo, but it works and looks good.
I like Teri's idea. Or maybe a few red centres in a diagonal line?
The right red could add some zing/wow factor.

bingo~bonnie said...

I think Chesty with his head on your "lap"top is adorable! :) I can hear him now... "Mommmm come play with me!" ;)

Hope you had a happy weekend. Love from Texas! ~bonnie

Lori in South Dakota said...

sometimes "drab" is good, there ARE people out there (I'm not sure where) who loves those colors! And who could resist Chesty.

Kucki68 said...

I like the boxed squares, I do not think they look drab, though they are not bright either.

QuilterPam said...

Chesty is so cute!!!
I've seen that look at my house!!

Mal* said...

Sitting in a hotel room with my mom, stitching binding on quilts, forcing her to teach me her magical, invisible stitch. Awesome.

Andrew said...

Nice to see all these..

Thanks for sharing...
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