Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Ostrich fever...

The two male ostriches are done!!  Since the male ostrich is more colorful than the female, I decided to do two of them.  I'm still experimenting with eyes on all my people and critters...

I did this block pretty much without alteration except for the feet...I did change those.

Thanks to Walt Disney, when I see an ostrich I think of either feather dusters or French "can-can" dancers, holding up their many-layered skirts, or both!   Ooo-la-la!!  LOL

In stitches,
Teresa   :o)

9 comments:

  1. Pretty cool ostriches Teresa, I just love that they are pink and the grey/black is gorgeous.
    Lizzie
    XXX

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  2. your ostrich block is fabulous,like it very much,susi

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  3. Love those ostriches. Great Selection of fabrics for the head, feet and plumes
    Cheers
    Lynne

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  4. Excellent ostrich! So pretty in pink!

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  5. I just found your blog and I'm so happy I did. I'm going to have to spend some time reading through all your posts. I just ordered a pattern from Threadbear and I'm just dying to get my hands on it. I'm not an appliquer at all, but there definitely is a time to start. Now, though, seeing your CWB quilt, I think I have to order this pattern too.

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  6. Teresa, the ostriches are handsome. I love the pink and black together. Such a perfect block. Good job - Hugs Natima

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  7. Teresa, they turned out great! I love the patterned fabric for their legs and heads, and the pink is a great choice. Beautiful work!

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  8. Hi Teresa, I am a fellow Michigan appliquer from Flint. I have the CWBQ pattern and am starting it after the holidays. Actually, I want to start immediately, but must find the perfect background and nothing has jumped out at me yet. I have loved your choices of fabrics. The pink and black are great. I'm always looking forward to the next CWBQ post. Sue

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