Friday, January 18, 2013

Strange beginnings

Have you ever been inspired to make a quilt because of a song?  

This is the beginning of the "Wonky Donkey" Quilt... 
donkeys and boots!


My friend Nicki gave us the Wonky Donkey book for Christmas a few years ago and introduced me to this crazy song. 

Then my friend Barb found a quilt pattern of the same name, and just had to buy it, so a new quilt project was born!  I hope to find a couple of "go with" fabrics from the stash and cut up the fabric to sew into a Wonky Donkey quilt at retreat in February.
Hop over to the youtube video and listen to the song and see if you are inspired to start a Wonky Donkey quilt?!?
Beware...it's a "brain worm" song... you'll be singing it all day long!




Sometimes new things come together in life in such a creative and bizarre way. 


Maybe this will be the theme of 2013!?!

Hee Haw!

10 comments:

  1. What a riot! I loved your fun post.
    The song is so funny despite his poor disabilities. ha ha
    thanks for laugh and I can't wait to see your quilt.

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  2. How funny! Can't wait to see the quilt you make!

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  3. Loved the tune! Thanks for a post that put a big smile on my face this cold sunny morning :D

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  4. LOL! So funny. Must find this book for a birthday party tomorrow. Going to look for donkey fabric. Thanks for the smile today.

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  5. The donkey fabric is too cute! and the boots! Enjoy :)

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  6. You made my day!! Thanks for sharing!!

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  7. Too cute! Thanks for sharing. Looking forward to seeing the quilt come together.

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  8. Wow! This was obviously meant to be...too many things came together. I have boot fabric, but have not seen the donkeys...too cute!

    In stitches,
    Teresa :o)

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  9. New beginnings..that is my first entry on my new blog. Check it out Kathy
    Northern Blog Stalker

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  10. I know a little boy that will have a great laugh at the Wonky Donkey. He has a donkey, Gumby.
    The donkey and boots fabric has been out for about a year, so finding it might have its difficulties.
    What a good laugh to start the day!
    Thanks

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