flippytale Quilter

Art Journey with a Quilty Voice:
I here Voices. The Voices tell me to cut up Fabric. Good Fabric. Into small pieces. Small interesting pieces.
Then the Voices tell me to put them back together again. In interesting ways.
.... I must Obey ....

Sunday, September 23, 2007

My Weekend Projects 09-23

I cut out and started sewing a new pajama top out of some fun flannel that I bought last spring. Oh, yes, I will be wearing it at retreat in November, 'cus how can I resist such a fun print?Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket

I really liked the bag purse pattern that Joyce has been making so I downloaded the tutorial from Welsh Quilter (her postings are from June 2007) and gave it a go. It is all scraps from my current quilt project (no, not done yet) and I love the fabric. I think the purse is a bit big and am thinking of modifying it and making another one that is more shallow. I do like how the prints work together. It was a fun and easy tutorial to follow and make.
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I used a bead I had laying around and the grosgrain ribbon (also laying around) to make a closure.
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added in the afternoon:
And it is done and ready for this winter!
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5 Comments:

Blogger joyce said...

Your bag turned out great. The best thing about this bag is that you can use all sorts of little scraps. I made one with each square different. It wasn't my favorite but I wanted to see how it would look.

September 23, 2007 at 12:47 PM  
Blogger mikawendy said...

I love that graphic print on the flannel. Thanks also for posting the link to the patchwork bag--I have LOTS of scaps smaller than a fat eight, and I've been trying to use them up. (For every project I make from new fabric, I've been trying to make 1 or 2 or more from my stash, as a way of trying to curb the spending. Dunno if it will work, but hey, at least I can try!)

September 23, 2007 at 2:07 PM  
Blogger Nicole and Phil said...

The bag is terrific, and the bead works really well!
The PJ top is really wild fabric, you won't get lost in the dark in that! :) well done!

September 26, 2007 at 2:05 AM  
Blogger ROZ said...

It's a long time since I sewed pajamas--years--but yours are an inspiration.

September 27, 2007 at 2:52 PM  
Blogger chq said...

Love those dots! What great fabric.

October 2, 2007 at 10:29 AM  

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