If the Ghastlies lived by the sea...
this might be Widows Peak!
Or maybe this might be acceptable for them
with the fence that could enclose
the Ghastlies' Cemetery?
I was lucky to stay down the beach
from these exquisite private homes.
I selected the Ghastlies Moment Panel to make this quilt top
during my winter hiatus at Ocean Isle Beach, NC
"A Ghastlie Sea"
30 large Economy Blocks (11" unfinished)
make this 54" X 68" lap size quilt.
The Ghastlies Moments panel was a new to my stash
but I pulled the setting fabrics from my stash.
One goal is to use up a bunch of stash this year!
I can never resist a beach photo shoot!
The weather was warm and a bit overcast, which
allows the great colors on the quilt to shine brilliantly!
If you know me at all...I take chances and break rules.
And when necessary to get that perfect photo
I trespass on private property!
"It's easier to ask forgiveness than permission!"
This rocking chair HAD TO BE holding my quilt!
What a view...worth every law I broke!
But the beach offers many photo ops...
like fences that need repair...
But wait, I did get caught at this gazebo
....the owner came out to ask...
"can I help you"?
I don't think she meant can she hold my quilt!
She was polite, we chatted a bit, she asked if I was an artist?
(dah, no I just play around with fabric making beautiful quilts)
She did like my quilt but also told me
this is "private property" (dah, I knew that)
I may have gotten away with it like last year,
but her dog saw me and barked! (dah)
Guess I won't stop there again...
I love a good set of stairs for capturing a photo
Giant sandbags offer a unique background.
I liked the mustard color house behind these....don't you!
The sign here said, "Stay off the Sandbags"
nothing about laying a quilt top on it!
Low tide gives an aura of what was....
Across the way is Sunset Beach, NC
known for its stunning sunset vistas!
As I left the beach on a public access board walk...
I turned to look back and had to capture this!
Behind the beach homes
the Intercoastal Waterway runs thru...disconnecting
Ocean Isle, NC from the mainland.
Here, the sign read "For Hotels Guests Only"
Yet, I ventured onto the platform to snap this photo.
My second project at the beach this winter
A Ghastlie Sea...is done until I get home
to make a backing and quilt it.
Sew if I am arrested for my daring and sneaky photo ops...
will you send $$$ to a GoFundMe account?