Tuesday, November 9, 2010

WIP - Happy thoughts, more happy thoughts?

Some more concrete ideas for Happy Thoughts

Hope                     きぼう   希望  Japanese
Faith                                   إيمان   Arabic
Love                     l'amour            French
Blessing                                   Chinese
Peace                                शांति  Hindi

Do I need more happy thoughts?  charity, longevity, patience, intelligence...etc?

maybe symbols?

The back is coming together, half of the squares are triangled this morning

Sunday, November 7, 2010

WIP - Happy thoughts and HST

update:  So I pulled out the fabric to cut the log cabins, and somehow it became over 400 4.5" squares for half-square triangles.  As I was cutting, I accidentally(at first) lay them out by value.  Then it was a tiny leap to a stack of darks and a stack of lights. 

The lights marked in half and stacked:

The darks shuffled in the Halloween candy bowl.

The first five cut and ironed, because I had never made a half square triangle before: