After doing some straightening, I went up to the TV room to watch Eat Pray Love as I sewed some more of the bias strip onto Kaleidoscope. Being 41 and having gone through my own midlife
Fab ShopHop. In doing so, I came across a great little Halloween fabric line by Alexander Henry called The Ghastlies. I realize that I'm a little late to the party here, since the Ghastlies is in its second printing already. I began wracking my brain to figure out a way to use these fabrics, which have a pretty large scale scene, and then bought some today.
Aren't they just adorable? Apparently the table on the left is 12.5" wide, and the tallest witch on the right is 10" tall. So I've got to design something that uses them well. One will be backing fabric. The other I'll cut in 12" blocks and alternate with pieced blocks. They remind me so much of Edward Gorey's art, which my Honey just loves:
For now, I'm headed out for a sushi lunch with a colleague. It's the first time all week I've left the office for lunch and it's sorely needed. Plus, I'm famished! I can't believe that I never had sushi up until about a year ago ... what did I spend so many years missing!?