Friday, November 19, 2010

Roll, Baby, Roll!

As if I didn't have enough on my plate...(that must be the understatement of the year)I'm jumping in.

I was just going to sit back and watch the clues unfold. But I've gotten sucked in!

I'm doing this.
I love Bonnie Hunter's quilts. They are everything that appeals to me, colorful, scrappy, frugal with lots of great details. I love her motto about "ugly" fabrics, "If it's still ugly, you just didn't cut it small enough!"

Once the first clue came out I knew I had to play along. I love green and pink together. It is all over my house in different shades and combinations. My poor husband has to sleep in a froo-froo bedroom. Which he does willingly to keep my happy. (The first time I saw him, he was wearing a pink Izod button down shirt.) [swoon!]

Yet, I digress. So, I'll post my progress here. I'll put up a picture as soon as step one is completed. Ok, I'm excited now!

Eating is overrated, isn't it? "It's Campbell's soup for dinner, kids!!"

Modified to add my photo! Most of my 172 units are completed. I just have about 40 more to go, but I can't focus any longer. Heading to bed....


qltmom9 said...

Oh, Mary,
I'm doing RRCB also! Your step 1 is pretty. My 11yo made fettucini for supper. SO fun!

Lucy (in IN)

Diane said...

Beautiful strips! Mine are so plain compared to yours, but then I didn't have a stash to work with and only limited funds for purchasing fabrics. I'll post my photos later today on Facebook.

Love to you!
Your cousin - Diane

Shelia said...

Marylu, these look great. I'm also doing the mystery. I'll post some pictures on my blog when I get my first part done. Hopefully today. Shelia

so_so_wordsmith said...

Mary, "making something beautiful with the scraps God has given" resonates with me. So much of what you have put down on your website is profoundly true of my life. Your quilts are lovely, too. God bless you.


Sharyn Mallow Woerz said...

I love your blog topper, well done. Can hardly wait for clue number 3 :)

Nancy quiltin' momma said...

Hi, I was just reading your blog...the one you posted about homeschooling. I've been hs'ing for over 18 years and wouldn't trade it for the world..yet, I'm also ready to retire!! LOL I have two boys left to graduate, 3 down. I'm also a quilter working on Bonnie Hunter's mystery RRCB, along with making another Double Delight..I love that pattern. I hope you are doing ok with the homeschooling this go around.

Take care, Nancy in MI

Bobbi said...

I have no other way to contact you but I wanted to let you know that you (and your family) have been on my mind a lot lately and I wanted to let you know that I have been praying for you all.
Miss ya

Kathy said...

I've been interested in this Bonnie Hunter scrap quilt. The colors of pink and green are pulling me in. I wonder how long she'll be having the directions on line. I'd sure like to give it a try! BTW my Thimbleberries quilt is at the longarmer's shop. I hope it'll be ready soon!

Laura said...

Hey! How are you? You came to mind today and I just wanted to say hello! Hope all is well in WA. We're at Fort Bliss now and loving all the sunshine. Take care!

Betty and Wilma said...

Very creative! I wish I had more time to explore my artistic side. Well, thx for the read!


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