I'm off to Florida to meet up with Tonya in Sarasota for some well deserved girlfriend time! We've got some projects we are working on, and there is only so much you can do over the phone and email, you know? Flights were CHEAP...so I'm flying!
And because I'm seeing her in person, I felt ultra inspired (read that as....under the gun!) to finish this little ditty.
Tonya had sent me the L O V E letters many months ago, and I had set them aside because I didn't know how I wanted to set them. Then I started working on them...and they got set aside again. THEN they got LOST!!! Well, a few weeks ago they were found, baggied up inside another project. By this time I had started to re-make some of the letters, and what has resulted is a combination of hers and mine mixed up together.
I have decided to call this one "Love Lost, Love Found".
Jeff wanted to know why there is a purple part in the border. Did you ever have the occasion to give a 19 year old MALE a lesson on "Design Element"?? SO the next time he sees a beat up Honda on the road with one front quarter panel a different color than the rest of the car because they picked it up at a salvage yard...he'll probably tell me "Design Element!!"
The photos in the completed top don't do the colors justice. The pics of the 4 blocks are more accurate. I tried taking pics outside on the deck,but the red looks washed out and the purple isn't that color, and the pumpkin colored sashings look better than they do in the photos. But I think you'll get the idea.
No time to baste it and start quilting on it....it will have to wait for the next go round!
I'm back Wednesday night....be good! :cD