Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Monthly Make-It - September

I haven't done much this month as I'm working on a top secret mystery project that I can't reveal until November.

In the mean time here is a little shelf sitter doll I made for the "Halloween In July" challenge over at Cloth Doll Artistry that I'm adding into my Monthly Makes for September.....

If your interested you can go over and check out the rules for the Monthly Makes over at The Felt Fairy blog.

There are also Flickr groups for each is the link for September:)

Also while blogging about I found a new toy to play with....

It's Play Crafts Palette Builder. You load on a photo and fun is that?

I'm off to play around with some pictures:)

Take care.

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Stash Play......

I thought I'd join up today with M-R over at Quilt Matters and play with some fabric....lots of fun:)

The idea is to pick any colour palette from Design Seeds (or another palette source) that appeals and play around with the fabrics in your stash.

I chose one with colours that I don't think I would normally put together ever and I was really surprised to find that I had most of the colours in my stash.

Finding plain fabrics that matched the palette was the hardest. I came pretty close though I think I need to buy some more blues and yellows and oranges.

Kona solids

The real challenge was photographing the fabric and getting the true colour which was impossible using my wee camera. The orange is much deeper and the brown is rust...honest:) Not quite the right blue or pink either.

I was actually really surprised that I had so many prints in these colours. Specially orange and two least favourite colours:)

I don't think I would put any of these fabrics together though??

Not true colours I'm afraid...again:(

Cottons and batiks.

An interesting exercise and I rediscovered some bits of fabric I had forgotten about which was very nice indeed:)