Monday, December 26, 2016

Monday Making 12/26/16

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I have had my machine and tables picked up for the last few days of Holiday festivities.  We kept things low key due to my Mom's health.  I did some hand stitching while watching various seasonal movies in the evening, it was perfect to keep the de-stress mode going.  But, I am ready to sew.

  
I had made a number of these bookmarks using this TUTORIAL.  She uses pretty ribbons, but I used up a lot of my scrap bindings to make my own 'ribbon'.  I have some 'boy' color ones that need those cute truck, dino, car buttons sewn on.  I'll do a few inbetween some machine time......


as those bear paw blocks need working on.  I have all of my pieces cut and now set up to assembly line sew by the machine - ready to go!


And just to show I got it done - the panel quilt for my granddaughter got finished.  I ordered this when Hart's fabric did a special print of three 'princess' large panels - blonde, red head, and brunette.  These are 60" x 72" and you just play with thread.  I did some outline and accent quilting on her dress.  The background just has some ribbon quilting thru it.  Backed with a blue plushy (the purple minky wasn't big enough) and no batting.

I hope you all had a lovely and relaxed Holiday,
Sewingly Yours,
Sharon

10 comments:

  1. Great bookmarks, and using your own fabric is wonderful. Lovely panel, a great size quilt too.

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  2. The bookmarks are a cute idea. I've only make one wallhanging from a panel but the possibilities are endless with those things. I love that you 'embellished' this one with stitches around the princess dress.

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  3. Love the panel. Hope your mother's health improves this year.

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  4. Those Bear Paws are going to make another beautiful quilt.

    Low key sounds like the perfect way to go this year.

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  5. I love the idea of fabric bookmarks. I've done the ribbon ones, but I have much more fabric!

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  6. I have those bookmarks bookmarked, they are such a cute idea. I like the colors you have for the new bear paws, it's going to be beautiful.

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  7. I've only worked with panels a few times, but I'm beginning to see their value in quilting...a quick project, and the quilting adds so much texture fo them. Your granddaughter is going to love that.

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  8. Sounds like a relaxing holiday. Those book marks are really cool. The princess panel turned out beautifully. Hope you have some time to sew this week.

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  9. Love the bookmark idea - uses scraps and so easily customizable!

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  10. Yes we've had a pretty relaxing holiday overall. And I've got to do some sewing. That truly is a gift to me.

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