Wednesday, April 30, 2014

April NewFO Challenge


This wonderful monthly challenge is the brain-child of Barbara @ Cat Patches.  I love to start something new and really don't need someone's nudge to do so, but it is a good reminder to us quilters - keep it fresh and keep it fun.


I had a lot of NEW projects thru the month, but my designated NewFO was my project for the Monthly Doll Quilt Swap Group.  This month's theme was 'Diamonds are Forever'.  I challenge myself with working with different textured fabrics - silk and linen - with cotton.



And of course I send my signature little dolly to match - I have a tutorial for her HERE if you would like to make your own.  And since I love to cross stitch, too - my labels are stitched on Aida cloth and fused to the back - always tiny buttons are involved with these two.

Thank you Barbara for the inspiration and be sure to check out everyone's NewFO for April HERE.

Sewingly Yours,
Sharon

13 comments:

  1. Great use of your diamond theme. I love your little dolls that you include.

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  2. So cute, as usual, Sharon. Love how you incorporated the theme.

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  3. You make the cutest doll quilts send dolls too , they are adorable
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  4. Wow, I love those diamonds; you did a great job as usual! I know that the quilters that receive those quilts and dollies treasure them.

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  5. I just love this little quilt! And of course the doll that always goes with them :) Of course, you know I like to "keep it fresh and fun" too!

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  6. What a cute doll quilt! Love your diamond block. And, always the little doll to match - so cute.

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  7. I think I'm putting "keep it fresh and keep it fun" on a wall hanging for my sewing room. Love the diamonds.

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  8. Very pretty doll and quilt. I love the color palette you used. I'm a big fan of purple.

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  9. How cute to do a dolly with your doll quilts, that makes the swap extra special! Love the colors you used in the quilt and I'm definitely going to check out your doll tute.

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  10. Just love your quilts and the special touch of adding a doll.

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  11. Your doll quilt and doll are adorable.

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  12. Cute DQ & love the little doll too!

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