Monday, May 28, 2012

CQJP Update - May Block

I'm still plugging away on the CQJP for May. It's not finished but I've made some progress in the past few days.

I found a use for the little piece of rick rack I bought in Savannah - part of a small package of "vintage" scraps of ribbon and other goodies. 

This is my favorite. I like how it turned out.


This block is my mother's - this photo was taken when she was in her early twenties, I believe. I haven't decided what else to do here - probably use some narrow ribbon and beads as I have on other photos.

It's slow go with hand embroidery. Now I think I should have made smaller blocks!

2 comments:

  1. Your block looks lovely! I can hardly wait to see the full reveal. I love what you did with the rick rack and the ribbon. All of it looks wonderful!

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    1. Thanks, Susan. I'm having some problems deciding what to do with Mom's photo. I'm not crazy about the crocheted trim around it. I'm thinking in this block I will remove the trim and leave the photo plain, but do a lot of embroidery around it. Not sure. But thanks for the nice comments.

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