Thursday, January 26, 2006

In Defense of Pooh

Interesting feedback on my Terms of Endearment quilt - an objection to the nickname Pooh? It's cute and sweet. You have to think of the silly old bear Winnie, not children's pottiness. It's a great nickname. But see, that just makes this quilt that much more about "us" and not everybody.

I've gotten a little bit more done.

I'm worrying about the really strong red in here - the one I used in two different heart blocks. But I gotta keep working with it, not ready to quit yet. Not that I would quit making this quilt, but quit using that red and toss out those blocks.

I actually left my apartment two days in a row. I know, that shouldn't be such a big deal, but I've just gotten terrible about cozying up with my kitties and staying put. Anyway, got myself three more boxes of English Breakfast Tea - I was out and craving it badly. Plus I decided to go wild and crazy and give money to a friend to buy silk for me in Dubai. She says the prices are really good there. So I gave her an idea of what colors I wanted - my usuals as well as a meter of black. Have an idea of making some kind of gorgeous wall-hanging with it in those amishy colors. Mmmm.

Sun is out today and it's gorgeous - there are even fluffy white clouds in a blue sky. Guess we're lucky to be down in the 'burbs cuz I've heard the air pollution has been atrocious downtown recently. It's even fairly warm out there. It's entirely possible winter is over - it was by this time last year.

Amazingly enough, I got to watch Charmed this morning. So now I just have to remember to check every single day, but esp on Thursdays and maybe I'll get lucky again. Some days it just seems entirely random what's going to be on tv, but I'm sure there's actually a plan.

7 comments:

cher said...

that is what tea I drink-English Breakfast..when I switch from coffee that is. hard to tell true colors from a photo..as it looks like the red works from this end-and I am a big fan of purple and red together...guess you will have to see how it comes together further along. oh silk...I love the texture and feel of working with it...

YankeeQuilter said...

Ok, my bad on the pooh thing. Silk sounds like a lot of fun! Is it the raw looking silk or the shiney that they use there.

quiltpixie said...

Hope the silk comes quickly. Its soooo nice to work with. What colours did you request?

Anonymous said...

Keep the RED ... it really adds interest ... some tension ...

Dawn said...

These word quilts are just too cute Tonya! And SO YOU! But did I read right or is it just the late hour - your going to do an amish looking type wall hanging with that silk?

Darcie said...

Cheers to you and your tea! I'll keep sipping my java, though. ;-)

Will you PLEEEEEASE post pics of your silk!!! I can't wait to hear about it and see it! Ooh, bet you can't wait to fondle it, right?

Darcie said...

Oh yeah!!! I forgot to mention: I love this work in progress of yours! (As usual!)