Monday, May 4, 2015

Someone's In the Kitchen with Dinah


I couldn't stand it any longer...I had to start something new. 
I've spent most of the year trying to finish UFOs and I plan to continue with that. I've been a good girl. I've had 12 finishes since the beginning of the year.  And now for my reward...

I'll be using my kitchen themed fabrics in Wheel of Fortune blocks.  These finish at a weird size - 8 3/4 inches.  I've used a light yellow Kona (maize?) from my stash for the background.  I hope I'll have enough. If not...some blocks might end up with a different color of yellow for the background. 



The block is called Wheel of Fortune and is from the book History Repeated. 
I'm also making another block from the book - Blind Man's Fancy - the other block on the cover. 

The block is a bit fiddly but, to me, well worth it.  
Not a lot of people do fiddly things to reward themselves but I feel good. 


8 comments:

gayle said...

Twelve finishes since the beginning of the year? You deserve to start something new. And ice cream. With sprinkles.

Alla Blanca said...

Ooh, good for you! Starting something as a reward for finishing multiple somethings sounds like a well-deserved break, allowing the creative sunshine in. And I'm glad to know I'm not the only crazy one who "relaxes" with the tiny, tedious designs and all their fiddly bits.
Good on ya.

Julie said...

My goodness! You deserve a new project, I agree. Your modern fabrics are wonderful here!! My question is: How many projects do you still have waiting?

Julie, whose own list is long

Monica said...

I've loved this block since I first saw it on the Fun with Barb blog. Your graphic version is looking very promising! It will be fun to see where it goes. :D

audrey said...

You have been very, very good--churning through the projects like mad! Love these new blocks. Wowsa! You'll be having fun with these.:)

Janet said...

What a great reward! Your blocks look fantastic! That block is one I've been waiting to try from that book too :0)

Vic in NH said...

If you like fiddly, then all the more power to you, those blocks look hard to me! Nice work!

Sally T said...

It's amazing how different the blocks look in bright novelty. Definitely not history repeated.