Friday, September 14, 2007

Looking for Miss Inspiration

Since there is so much going around on the web these days about orphan blocks, I thought it might be a good idea to glance into my bin to see what might be there. To my surprise, there is actually more than what I thought.

The Mariner’s Compass and lighthouse blocks (bottom of photo) will become a tote bag.

The rest, well, I can’t find any inspiration with them for now. I’ll hang them up on my design wall and see what I can do with them (I am determined).
Visit http://orphantrainsfromfinn.blogspot.com/ to see what is going on with orphan blocks and you will have loads of inspiration after one visit.

Speaking of inspiration, thank you Froggie for your compliment. I have such fun with my quilting and when I started this blog, my wish was to inspire folks to have fun with their quilting too. My feeling is that if you have fun, then inspiration comes along very quickly.

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7 comments:

Bren said...

Great blocks for a tote bag! I have very few orphans blocks. I am not sure if that is good or bad...

Linda said...

You have a real mixture there Rose Marie, don't think I'm going to be much help though.

Guðrún said...

It will be interesting to see what will come out of this.

Pam said...

I love the little lighthouse blocks. They are just great. They will make a very cute little bag :))

I think you need to put orphan blocks up on a design was for a week or two and just keep looking at them before making any real decisions - LOL

loulee1 said...

You have some very pretty orphans.

Juliann in WA said...

Those orphan blocks are great fun. I think this will make a wonderful quilt. Enjoy.

Colleen said...

It's fun to hear someone else share what they do with their "orphans". I thought, for awhile, I was the only one crazy enough to save the pieces of blocks and stray blocks that I do. Thanks for your inspiration and thanks for all your comments about marking. It is SOOO helpful to get other people's opinions and experiences.