Saturday, February 14, 2009

I Thank "My Lucky Stars"


I was nervous. I am big enough to admit it. All these little pieces and I am just now figuring out how to do a proper HST. But, lo and behold, I think this baby quilter is starting to toddle rather nicely!!!


Look, all my wonderful instructors!!! By George, I think she gets it! The corners wobbled a little bit, but ya know what? I am not complaining at all...LOOK AT THE HSTs! LOOK AT THE ALIGNMENT! It doesn't really show up, but I used three colors. I used two pinks and one black...I now think I might have chosen something to show more constrast...but this is definitely a keeper block!


Right beside it, is the wonderfully cheap little tool I must credit with my HST mastery. I got it last night as I ventured to quilt store HEAVEN...see my blog post for today. There is always a master instructor there to help with questions and issues. I had both...I normally do. She suggested the cheapest item (can you believe it?) and said it would help immensely...she showed me hw to use it and I went sailing from there.


Can you tell I am completely tickled. I may even go back an attempt last week's block now...maybe...
Sending you all FBP love,
Marlene

5 comments:

hetty said...

Congratulations! You did good, girl! Oh, and wish Hard Working Man a very Happy Birthday!

heather said...

Yeah!

Quilt Pixie said...

its good to get the tools that work for you :-) I really like the two shades of pink being so similar, it adds visual texture without a lot of detail...

Vicki said...

Great job Marlene. Keep up the good work.

Julie in the Barn said...

Good on you, Marlene!