Wednesday, 23 January 2013
yes, we have some snow
Already the mornings lighten rapidly so that after my short journey to work, the day had really come, and the snow had stopped falling, but the birches managed to be a little picturesque.
Snow did fall at intervals during the day, and is falling now, on Wednesday, but it has almost gone, even whilst still falling.
So, this is what I have been working on in my spare time. I had some Salt air Charms, and was wracking my brain to use them as economically as possible- that's right, I am stingy with my fabric- and finally decided to go with a sort of simplified Arkansas Crossroad, and yes there are more of these in my future, as I love the effect of using the patterned fabric for the 'road' . So I am now messing with layouts. It seems as you start to lay it out, it is fine. And then you think, but that bit there is going to bug me , so you change it a little. And another little buggy bit appears. So you change a little more. And again. Hmmm.
So, what do you do. keep changing bits until, well, when? Or just put it together as it appears, more or less randomly? I am still not quite convinced by my layout, but how to say STOP? I don't know.
And then, I think borders will be required. But we are getting there.
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