Nine x Nine.
The Black Box quilt.
Now, duds aren't BAD letters, they just don't "work" with the rest of what I've made. So I set them aside. I might use them in another project, and I might even raid them for bits of fabric.
But most of my dud letters have made their way to my friend Julie.
Back at the end of 2010 she told me I should send her my dud letters "because students need to see that the first letters they make aren't BAD and can still be used to make a beautiful quilt."
Good point! Check out what Julie made with my castoff letters from the Black Box, Red Letter Alphabet and Mashed Potato Crayons.
The letters may be mine, but the rest, Create With Abandon, is all Julie's.
The lesson, Rebecca, is that it's all in how you look at it; that inspiration, and (hidden) potential, is everywhere.
Even in the castoff bin!