I've been playing with Picasa, cropping and recropping the photo of my quilt Shells. Trying it with different borders. Don't know why I didn't think of doing this before, like before I actually quilted this puppy. No, that would have been too smart.
Sharon had a good suggestion of adding something to the dark fishy border to lighten it up. Believe it or not, that actually sounds like a harder job to me than just whacking off and rebinding. I'd put the quilted border bit to good use - adapt it/them into gift bags or something. If and when I do it. But what do you think:
Without the top border - seems bottom heavy to me:
Without top or right side - I like the way the turquoise fish on the left balance out the same fabric rectangles that are in the middle and right side. The brightness over there seems to help with that heavy bit of dark on the bottom:
Got a nasty old headache - the story of my year. Tylenol just isn't doing the job of kicking it. I've been able to do a bit of hand quilting despite all that. My fans are edging up the border nearing the top of the Cranky Witch quilt.
Been watching tv like crazy. My wonderful sweet friend who loaned me her DVDs gets back today. That's great, cuz I've been missing her, but gotta have this stuff watched and returned. Hubby and I finished Stargate SG-1 Season 8 and now I'm going to pout for a year until we get the next season. Already seen too many spoilers on it, despite saying "la la la" and covering my ears whenever I read my Entertainment Weekly.
I finished Season 1 of Desperate Housewives today. Definitely a twisted fun show. I like my comedy dark but what a bunch of dysfunctional people. All of them, except maybe Julie.
Hubby and I have been enjoying Mythbusters on the Discovery Channel - they're now showing it five nights a week. How can you not love a show with exploding stuff and walrus mustaches?