Saturday, March 8, 2014

Keeping Busy!

I made a fun sewing machine cover for my dear friend Suzanne as a birthday present!

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She asked for bright fabrics, so bright fabrics she got!!

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Both outside and inside!!  Really fun to make!!

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Next, I pulled out a quilt kit I bought over a year ago from Connecting Threads.

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I love this simple little quilt made of super easy half-square triangle blocks. 

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I think you could use just about any fabric and it would be such a dynamic quilt!!

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A great scrap buster, right?!!

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I found a fun multicolored fabric in my stash for the backing!  YAY!!

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Then I used the super cool Waterloque app to turn this photo…

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into this cool watercolor!!

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Today I started on this month’s Schnibble,  Hook!

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I’m just waiting for the background fabric I ordered from Etsy today to get here!!

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What are you working on?  Has spring arrived in your town yet??? (image below from Google) 

We are soooo yearning for  it here in northern Virginia!!

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13 comments:

  1. Die Farben gefallen mir, bunt geht immer.
    Liebe Grüße Sylvia

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  2. Beautiful fun fabrics. Love the sewing machine cover, i need to make one of those.

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  3. Beautiful fun fabrics. Love the sewing machine cover, i need to make one of those.

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  4. Beautiful projects - especially that HST quilt with the black - just makes the colors pop. Clever sewing machine cover design with the tie sides.

    Spring is here temporarily in SD but we know it won't last. But the idea of a sunny 50 degree day today has me positively giddy!

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  5. Wow, I love all of the brights. I saw the Pinterest Friendly Blog button and followed the link to get one of my own, thanks.

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  6. Suzanne will be thrilled with her birthday gift. Love the bright colours! Beautiful quilt with half square triangles and the colours are popping. Of course, always happy to see a pic of sweet Yogi! Have a nice day!

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  7. Fabulous fabrics you used for Suzanne's birthday gift....
    Love the star quilt... You remined me I have that pattern tucked away in my cave....
    Have been to a Jelly Roll workshop all weekend..

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  8. I have that same Connecting Threads kit and was just looking at it last night :) On my list for this year LOL

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  9. Fun sewing machine fun and I really like your star quilt with the black background ! It has been in the mid 60's here in California and everything is blooming already. Looking forward to seeing your Schnibble :-D

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  10. Your quilt looks beautiful in your dining room and that watercolour app is so awesome!

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  11. great projects I gotta start my hook this week it looks challenging

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  12. Your quilt looks fantastic with the black background fabric, Polly.

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  13. I love the gift!!

    Isn't that an awesome quilt? Stephanie really designed a winner when she came up with that great scrap buster.

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Thank you sooooooo very much for taking the time to leave a comment! I am always happy to know that someone is reading my ramblings!! Polly :-)