Wednesday, 1 February 2006

Breast Cancer Block

Busy, Busy, Busy around here. Definitely no blogging on Mondays and Tuesdays in the foreseeable future, and Wednesday (like today), may be really brief.

BC1

So here is my start on my block for the Annual Breast Cancer Raffle in the USA. Wow! A chance to have your work seen in a quilt at the Omaha Retreat. How many years has it been going now??? Eight????

(The real reason I am doing it is to raise funds for Breast Cancer research, and to help crazypatchers attend that Retreat, but what the heck - it is nice to send something over there to be seen too).

So, the question is - what do you think I am going to do in that blank space? I do have a definite plan, and there is a squishie out there for the most accurate (you may have to be detailed!) guess as to what I am up to.

The squishie will include tatting .....

(In creative writing, this is called "prefiguring". Throw out hints and suck 'em in early. Any takers????)

Gotta run!

7 Comments:

Blogger juliascrazyquilt said...

I would guess that you are a doing a white tatting motif that you sew onto a dark background. Then you will reverse appliqué the crazy block onto it. Julia

4:58 pm  
Blogger Jo in NZ said...

I'm picking a heart...that was the hard bit. red chicken scratch in the centre with white tatting around the outside.

6:01 pm  
Blogger Sharon said...

A good set of boobs????

10:25 pm  
Blogger Dawn said...

A puffed up breasted heart with cleavage??

4:49 am  
Blogger Judy Morphis said...

Is it going to be a picture of someone?

4:36 pm  
Blogger Chloe said...

Hmm, two close, three not. I like this - it comes up with all sorts of ideas for me to try.

Hopefully, if I get stitching time tonight, all will be revealed tomorrow.

9:18 am  
Blogger vanita said...

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7:02 pm  

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