Monday, September 21, 2009

What I Have Been Doing!

Definitely, a bit of this and a bit of that! Now, this little fellow below, as cute as he is, has caused me a bit of bother - so I am off to start creating a new head for him, but at least he has shorts to wear on the lower part of his body, Philip Jacobs designer fabric, too, I must tell you. He was to have been part of Danielle's birthday present - today is the big day and I have given her lovely gifts, so when Magoo is finished he will stay at home with me!

Below, my original urn block for the CWBQ - I'd like the four corner blocks to be 'urns and flowers' so the pattern having only three, I had to go back to my drawing skills! I think this one should tie in nicely with the rest!

Below - just a nice collection of fabrics I have chosen to have in my stash - a lovely plummy border fabric and some co-ordinating fat quarters - I have no idea for design at this stage, but it will happen - one day! Oh, the colours are not as drab as they appear.

Our weather - well, absolutely cyclonic with the winds and rain - oh, please God, a bit of spring weather would be lovely! I am in the throes of trying to re-vamp my front garden and am battling the elements. I have Hire a Hubby coming to give me a quote (for the garden, that is!) late tomorrow, so now I just have to hope there are still potted roses about.
Let's hope the next Post has a bit more progress to show than this one!
Happy Day!

28 Lovely People said ...:

Rebecca said...

I have made the monkey for my son and he lives on Nicks bed. As for the fabric yumm, I'm sure you will now what to do with it when the time comes.
Big Hugs
Bec

LeKaQuilt said...

Magoo is realy cute! I woud love to meet him :o)

Your corner block is wounderful, and I woud have made four corner urn blocks too....

Janet said...

I love the fabric for Magoos pants. The kids can play with him at your house now. Your block fits in beautifully, great pattern and you have some great additions to the stash too.

Mildred said...

Magoo is adorable Lurline. I also love your block and the fabrics. Georgia has had rain for about a week - as much as 8 inches! I know the weeds will be healthy when I do get back out in the garden. Wishing you a wonderful week.

clare's craftroom said...

Magoo is looking so cute , nice to see you Lurline .

Mistea said...

That sure will be one well dressed Magoo - Lucky Him. The fabric selection is gorgeous and I'm sure they'll make their purpose known soon enough!

Riet said...

I love the fabric for the pants and all the fabric for your stash. Hve a nice day

Stephanie said...

Love your fabric choice for Magoo's shorts. He'll be happy with Missy Perkins I'm sure.

Nedra said...

Hire A Hubby? I had no idea that was an option!:)

Mrs Quilty said...

Magoo is adorable!! What lovely pants! And I love the fabric and fat quarters you bought--beautiful quilt one day, or tablerunner, or??? Isn't it fun to just have fabric about to think about what they will one day turn into!! I love your CWBQ block!! Lovely as usual!! I am glad you are having so much fun! I hope the weather improves--don't want to waste the hire a hubby guy! What a fabulous idea!

Myra said...

You have been one busy lady Lurline!!! I look forward to seeing your Magoo...
Your CWBQ-blocks are looking lovely, as well as your RS blocks... 8-)

Jan said...

What a bold fabric choice for the urn...I love it!

Karen said...

Those fabrics would be a nice addition to my stash but I can't keep adding everything that strikes my fancy. I am sure you will come up with a good use for them.

*karendianne. said...

Oh Lurline, those fabrics... uh! Love themmmmm....

Rumi said...

Magoo is being a naughty monkey is he? How can you stay mad at that adorable little face though.
Wonderful urn block you came up with. I just love your posts about the CWBQ

Barb said...

Magoo is so cute...
Love your block and fabric

Julia said...

Magoo will be the best dressed little monkey about..
another gorgeous block in the making...love that urn!
Hugs Julia ♥

GARI said...

I want a Hire a Hubby!! I may have to move to Australia. lol

Notjustnat said...

I like your creation of urn. It's perfect for the CWBQ's other urns. Lovely collection of fabrics you have got there. Look forward to see what you will do with them - Hugs Natima

Annie said...

I have a Magoo on my couch. They are so cute. Good luck with the garden. Wish I was closer to come and help you.

Deb said...

Very nice stash fabrics. Is a beautiful stash nearly as good as a beautiful quilt? I think yes. Your urn block is lovely - very nice urn fabric.

Dena said...

Those are some pretty fancy shorts for Magoo. I like your urn block and your resource fabric too.

Mom of two said...

I love your fabrics!!! You have such an eye for color.

Cathy said...

I love magoos pants!! Your urn is looking fabulous Lurline. I have some of those fabrics too, aren't they gorgeous, don't know what I will make with them yet! xo

Lizzie said...

Lovely fabrics Lurline, you had me a bit worried with Hire a Hubby for a second there. LOL.
Lizzie
XXX

Purple and Paisley said...

magoo is precious...and your flower and urn block is gorgeous! i literally swoon everytime i visit...lurline, your stuff is always so remarkably pretty! ☺♥

Marilyn said...

Magoo has some great looking shorts to wear!
LOVE your stack of fabric--gorgeous patterns and colors:)

Micki said...

Magoo is such fun...you did a great job! I love the fabric too. Melly and Me is really wonderful with their designs.
Micki