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Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Day 253 or what to do with a major goof!

    I had a few minutes this afternoon while supper cooked and I thought I would work on the New to Me challenge.  This is challenge #36 by Suzy Mosh.  I love these because it forces me to use a tangle or two that I just put in my notebook and conveniently forgot.
    I decided to do my tile in blue pen.  Just to be different.  Looking through the notebook, I found the tangle y-flip by Helen Williams.  I loved the look, but something about those wazy lines freak me out.  But I decided to give it a go anyway.  I drew my wavy lines across the bottom and proceeded.  Proceeded all wrong that is.  It was not even close.  Since I draw my tiles in my sketch book, throwing it away was out of the question - there was a tile on the top of the page I liked.  What to do!!?  Take a blue marker and cover it in a sea of blue.
    Then I went over to Helen's site and studied her step-outs.  Really hard.  I decided on taking a white gel pen and trying it again.  This time I think I got it.  As my confidence grew I ventured out into the white space.  I added a bit of Margaret Bremner's "yoga" to the side and voila!  I did it.  Now no one knows what sort of mess lies beneath the deep blue sea . . . 

     Thanks for dropping by and I hope you have a wonderful day!

4 comments:

  1. Congratulations on making a mistake and incorporating it into your design--even if you did blue it out. Nice tile! Thanks for being part of the TNTM challenge this week!

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  2. That is why it is called the deep blue sea, all sorts of stuff is at the bottom. I love your blue tile

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