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Monthly Archives: November 2012

TABLE TOP

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This was made working with whatever scraps I had. The intention was to use scraps with purple prints, and shades forming quilt/patchwork look. It didn’t work as planned, but the receiver loves it. She used it for her Books Display Event.

Here is the TABLE TOP/ Table Cloth:

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Opposite Side:

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What do you think? Thank you in advance. Best, Mtetar

NOVICE Quilt B L O C K

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As a Novice/Beginner of quillting I’m  preparing, and making Quilt Blocks for a Scrappy Quilt. It is going to be a while completing this quilt, due to not having enough scraps of fabrics. I’m a Believer of God, and He is going to make this possible according to His WILL.

My BLOCKS:

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Any suggestions? Thank you in advance. Best, Mtetar

NEW SEATING

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Chair Covers can be expensive depending on fabric type, style, and brand. I decided to take the chance to create something for my own. I went out looking for fabric that could be use all year round, and sponge for the seat. The making began without a pattern by measuring the length, and the width of the chair back, and the same for the seat. I began the process by folding the fabric, marking the measurements on the fabric, and cutting the shape out.

Here is my Surprise:

The Front

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The Back

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What are your thoughts? Thank you in advance.

From POCKET to POCKETBOOK

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I love Jeans, and therefore can’t stop Recycling them. I cut out one pocket from an old pair of Jeans and turned it into a small Pocketbook. The Cotton Print  Trimming was all added by hand along with the closure, and handle. I attached two belt loops by machine sewing in the back to be worn around the waist also. Let me know your thoughts. Thank you in advance.

Results:

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Great for small items.

SMALL Project

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A somewhat different, but fun way of creating a Placemat by cutting syrips  of fabrics and weaving them together. This was a test, but I like the finished result. I’m planning to do this again with a much better results.

Here it is!

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COTTON and KNIT

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This was another fun project for me. I thought to make a scarf  other than Wool and Silk, or Cashmere. Out of my Quilting Stash I was able to blend two different Winter Prints, cutting into Rectangular Shapes, sewing them mixed like quilting for one side of the scarf. On the opposite  side of the scarf I decided to use a matching Kint Fabric. I had enough of the Kint left for matching hats. I added an extra finishing touch to the hats by trimming with scraps and yarn.

Here it is!

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A better view of the scarf. 100% Cotton Prints.

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A Different Line (project)

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I like creating, and learning to do different projects, so I thought to try crocheting with Variegated yarn. Here’s my first finished project after restarting and restarting.  A Hat and Scarf Set.

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JEANS TO PRINTS

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Side #1

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Side #2
It then reverses into this Flannel Print Fabric.

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Another two Tote Bags in one.

BOLD COLORS

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Two in one TOTE BAG.

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From checks to solids (Jeans Fabric). They’re both 100% Cotton Fabrics.

Creating as I sew.

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Novice, but having fun with making Quilt Blocks.

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