Friday, August 19, 2011

The teacher once said, "doesn't play well with others"...

A friend and I had a parting of the ways this week. It has actually been brewing for a few weeks now. I know it's not her fault, but she was making me put demands on myself that I was not enjoying, so....
The Farmer's Wife and I are taking a break! Ha! And you thought I meant a real person.  No, she's a really nice project to work on but I was not enjoying her company very much and I didn't like the choices I was making for her so I just decided to put her aside for a while. It doesn't mean we won't be friends again, I just want to play with others right now. All you other gals playing with the Farmer's Wife are doing such beautiful work and I just want to think mine is as pretty, but right now I am loving a few other projects more. But, here are my favorite blocks that I have made, so far!


If you want to see some really pretty Framer's Wives go to the Flickr site and see what others are doing.
 Right now I would rather be working on my Swoon quilt.


Thanks for stopping by,

"di"

9 comments:

Flying Blind... said...

Swoon blocks are the business and completely the opposite of the mini-FWs; have fun x

heidiabc said...

LOL... I DID think you meant a real person. :) I do love the Swoon pattern, and JD's Heirloom in the citrine is just perfect for it. Looking forward to seeing the finished product!

Geri Centonze said...

Great photo of YOU! And love the quilt...when I started reading I was trying to figure out who the friend was - good one!!

Elisa Black said...

Well you had me fooled!! I think its great that your putting Farmer's Wife aside for a bit since you're not enjoying her (it's not like she doesn't have anyone else to play with-- she's all over the place!!) I LOVE your 2 blocks-- what are they for?? And of course Swoon is gorgeous-- so focus on the ones that excite you, and you and the farmer's wife will reaquaint when the time is right!! Have fun!

Annabella said...

You got me too! You are so right to put it aside...this is meant to be fun and if it aint fun then don`t do it! Love your Swoon...lovely photo of you.

Sara said...

Too cute of an intro!! I am thinking the same thing and I have not even started my blocks yet. I have more interesting sewing projects. Wanna start a new bandwagon??he,he,he

susan said...

I stated early on that the Farmer and I may end up in the divorce court, but we have time out as well. It is easier that way, because when you go back and make a few more blocks the antipathy has faded for a while. I usually need time out after a particularly fiddly block full of HSTs! I love the resulting blocks but not always enjoying the actual making. (Does that make sense?)

Katy Cameron said...

I have to say I've been admiring the FW quilt along that many bloggers are creating, but sitting well back and saying 'not for me right now!' Your blocks are pretty, and hey, neither they nor the FW patterns are going anywhere any time soon, so Swoon away!

James-Linda said...

LOVE THIS BLOCK-THE ORANGE CENTER JUST SETS IT OFF! SO CHARMING!
THANKS FOR SHARING!

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