Monday, June 11, 2018

Spring and Summer Flowers


What a better time to enjoy some fresh flowers and thank you CARLA for hosting this Blog Hop.  Spring brought Lilies, Lilacs, Crocus, Tulips, and Daffodils.  With the wake of Summer comes Pansies, Petunias, Roses, Glads, and all sorts of sweetness.


I used this as a sample for a class on how to make flip corners on squares and rectangles to creat many different blocks.  The flowers and leaves were examples of a single corner and what they could become.  The planter was an example of doing the same technique on rectangles and what wonders your could creat with them.  

Just some simple line quilting and pop of buttons and there is now a cute wallhanging to enjoy the Summer days with.


I have had this little EPP piece hanging on the wall since a class a few years ago and thought it was a good time to make it into a useable piece.  Some insulbright scrap and even a bit of leftover binding made for a pretty new hot pad on the table


This was another class piece for a dimensional bit of play and is on my TUTORIAL page.

Please be sure to visit the other ladies today:


Thank you for visiting,
Sewingly Yours,
Sharon

33 comments:

  1. "The earth laughs in flowers." - e. e. cummings

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  2. Thanks for the wonderful tutorial for the delightful flower. A quilt of the flowers would be a great bouqet of a quilt. Somehow, I missed a day of bloglovin' and had to read some of your other posts. I love the poodle quilt. My daughter has an Abby dog who is on the cusp between a minature and a toy poodle. I stayed with my daughter's two sons and Abby last fall while she and her husband and other family members went to Italy. Since Abby had started having seizures and is aged, I was nervous that she might not live through the trek. Thankfully, she did and is still with them today. Jamie wants to get a standard poodle at some point. I think a poodle quilt of girlie fabrics would be phenomenal for her as a surprise at some point. Jamie just does not ask me to make much for her. She will let me knit some dishcloths for her and that's about all. She has asked me to make a t-shirt quilt for her. She thought all the t-shirts from her college sorority had been given to new pledges. When I found them when she came home, I grabbed the boxes of them. She rarely comes home. When she did, she found them and has asked me to make the quilt. It took her three years to give me permission to cut the shirts, which I have not done yet. I'd like to make stars at the cornerstones, but she wants it very plain. I thought she'd like blue/blue sashing since that's her sorority colors. No, she wants gray/gray. She wants it very plain. I have bought blue/blue and gray/gray for sashing. I think when I get ready for sashing, I'll mock up some stars and some plain (no cornerstones) and some with cornerstones and take pix and send them to her and let her decide what she wants. She is very, very picky. See why I say she lets me knit dishcloths for her. Again, thanks for the wonderful tutorial. Charms or scraps will be great for these. I think a quilt of a bouquet of flowers would be very fragrant.

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  3. Your projects are all wonderful, but I really love that first wall hanging!

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  4. Neat projects! Love the planter--and what a simple way to make those flowers! Thanks for sharing.

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  5. Your one corner flowers are so pretty. What a great way to piece flowers. Thank you for joining the Where Flowers Bloom Blog Hop Sharon. Great inspiration!

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  6. Some great projects. Fun summery things to look at.

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  7. Very cute projects, thanks for the tut, will give it a try.

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  8. You know me ... I'm all about EPP flowers ... but those 'flipped corner' flowers are DARLING! I love that -- thanks for the tutorial link so I can give it a try!!! :)

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  9. Lovely flowers! The first one is just sweet!

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  10. Very cute. I love to flip corners. It’s so much fun to see what you come up with.

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  11. love your flipped corner lesson piece. terrific example of the potential of that process, not to mention great flowers. If you don't mind I would like to use your tutorial to duplicate the piece for a guild members class as it's so valuable.

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  12. Thanks for sharing the lovely blooming projects and the tutorials. I appreciate that you participate in blog hops. I am really bad at following them, but reading your posts allows me to find new blogs and projects.

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  13. Sweet flowery projects. Thanks for participating.

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  14. Some very cute Summery projects with flowers! The flower pot is similar to my project which you can see tomorrow on the blog hop. Enjoy your Summer!

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  15. Such a sweet pinwheel EPP flower...beautiful! Love the other flower, too.

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  16. I love these little quilties that can bring sunshine and flowers to every corner of a room! Perfection!!!

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  17. Very very pretty..so nice... happyness04431@yahoo.com

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  18. Oh My those jewels do look familiar! Wink. Glad to see them together as something useful. You've got many pretty flowers in your quilting space. I'm impressed, as usual. :)

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  19. All your flowers are soooo pretty! Thanks for sharing! xx

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  20. Beautiful garden of flower quilts. Sew inspiring ... :) Pat

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  21. Beautiful projects! I had to go check out the tutorial on the link you provided. It looks fun to make.

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  22. Pinwheel flowers - perfect!

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  23. Love all your flower projects! Making a hot pad out of one was ingenious!

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  24. Love your easy flowers. So cute and fun

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  25. I really like the basket of flowers on this page and will try to copy (hope you don't mind). Thanks for the TUTORIAL. Always ready to learn a and make especially a small project. quiltyladyrr@gmail.com

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  26. Such a great project for a class Sharon. Enjoyed looking over the tutorial also.

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  27. I love this variation for a pieced flower block! And that sew, cut, flip technique is a great way to make them. Thanks for sharing!

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  28. Thanks for sharing this technique, Sharon! I enjoyed seeing your flowers and leaves! Thanks for the tutorial.

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  29. Very fun flower projects! It is amazing what different blocks can be created by trimming corners

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  30. The flower projects are sweet.

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