Wednesday, October 5, 2016

WIP Wednesday

Good morning All,

I think Fall is here to stay. Things have cooled off and we got our first rain of the season, feels SO good!

I haven't been doing much in the sewing room though. Working on my bear paw blocks, but very slowly, have only been getting 2 a week done.

My good friend Pat suggested brown for sashing, to imply trees. I thought that was just perfect, but the only brown I have is this one, and I think it's too dark.



What do you all think? Should it be a bit lighter? My bear is going to be shades of brown too. Hmmm...

I hope you've all been getting more sewing done than me. LOL

Have a great day.

Linking up with Lorna.


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11 comments:

  1. I like all these different shades of brown and gold. It's going to be an awesome quilt...and I think I'm getting less sewisng done than you l.o.l.

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  2. The paws are gorgeous in these autumn leaves colours!
    The brown Background looks very dark indeed... maybe more a hazelnutty brown ?
    Love from Belgium !

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  3. Beautiful Bear Paw blocks. The fall colors really shine. Because of that, I think you could use that really dark brown, it makes a nice frame for the blocks.

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  4. This is so great in the fall colors! Have you tried a dark green for the sashing? That would look great with all the colors and would be nice with the brown bear. Looking great so far!

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  5. These blocks look beautiful together and sew striking, my friend. I like the dark sashing and you know I am not usually a fan of dark settings. I like it much better than the print you had in an earlier photo. I am not sure how the dark your brown bear will be, though. Maybe a lighter brown (or scrappy shades of brown with the lighter brown near the darkest bear paw colors and bear) ??? How about a photo of the bear fabrics on the brown? I find sometimes if I take audition photos of the possible combinations and study them while I sew the blocks that it helps me decide. What color are you thinking for the binding?

    I do love your WIP and am looking forward to seeing what you decide ... :) Pat

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  6. Wish you were closer - I have a whole bin filled to the brim with browns that you could audition for sashing. I like the brown, but I'd try a few others and see if something else catches your eye. Like you, there hasn't been much time for sewing lately. Still, you're making progress and every stitch counts!

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  7. And to go along with your fall subject, the bear paws look just like fall foliage!

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  8. I like it! Keeps the focus on those beautiful fabrics used to make the paws and make them shine!

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  9. I really like the black, it makes the colors pop.

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  10. I like Maris suggestion of a darker green and leave the brown for the bear

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