Saturday, January 19, 2019

Chicken Wallhanging

I have been busy with wallets, key fobs and busy bags and it was time for a change of pace. I have several quilts that I could be working on but....  last weekend I had the family over for dinner and my granddaughter-in-law who I thought didn’t like quilts very much was admiring my wall hangings (courtesy mostly of SewCanShe). She decorates in roosters, and she and my grandson have what they call their “C” wall.  This isn’t roosters, but it is poultry, and their “C wall is after their last name , so I hoped they’d like this. She saw it on Instagram, and they do   I’m delivering it this morning.   I believe I saw this first on SewCanShe, which referred to Quilty LoveQuilty Love and then to the chicken tutorial at Sew Inspired.Sew Inspired.  
    I’m sharing this today on SewCanShe’s Show off Saturday.  I’m doing this on my iPad, so it’s a little strange, I normally use my computer.Show off Saturday

Monday, November 5, 2018

38, 39, 40 Necessary Clutch Wallets

Looks like this one needs some pressing.

Hmmm, 38, 39, 40.  What happened to 33, 34, 35, 36 and 37.  I made them, and I guess eventually, I'll find the pictures.




Friday, November 2, 2018

The Rest of 17 Through 32

I think this is the rest of the wallets so far.  
For the Betty Boop NCW, I had enough fabric, so I made a bag to go with it.   It's kind of busy, but in my area, it was the only Betty Boop fabric that I could find.
Inside, I added a couple of different polka dots, and some black and gold (see strap) to give it a little variety.  My love of scrappy quilting seems to carry over into my other sewing.











NCW 17 Through 32

And here are most of 17 through 32.  A few my daughter photographed, and I don't have those.
I'm in the process of doing a group of 10 wallets now, and will post the last 8 soon.  The first two are the ones at the bottom of this post.  













Saturday, September 29, 2018

NCW 15 and 16 - Plus Matching Bags

Inside of my giant bag, body starts off 18 1/2 by 18 1/2.

Inside of my NCW.  

My bag and NCW.

Inside one of the outside pockets is a secret pocket.
My Daughter's bag.  

The NCW I made for my daughter.

Her NCW inside.

My daughter's bag inside.  I'll be sharing this on SewCanShe's Show Off Saturday.

Friday, September 14, 2018

Red, White and Blue Organization

I signed up on Craftsy for a byAnnie class. I bought supplies, and did a very difficult job of trying to quilt 2 yards of  main fabric, duck, foam interlining, and quilting cotton lining.  After all that, I decided that since due to my husband's health issues we never do any traveling, that I'd use the fabric for something else.  I got the pattern for her Catch All Caddie and started off with it.  I got lots of good help from YouTube videos by Margaret Leuwen.  





As you can see there are lots of pockets, 7 on the outside and 5 on the inside.   

I then made a Stash and Dash, and another Lola's Pencil case. Again, there was a YouTube video on the Stash and Dash by Margaret Leuwen. 

I thought by making these, maybe I could keep the little ironing table next to my machine neater and actually iron on it.  My dog likes to get on my sewing machine cabinet when she is home without me, and you can probably guess.  I carelessly left the 3 pieces I had made to this point on my cabinet and got home to the whole thing (that I had loaded up) upside down on the floor.  Guess I'll know not to leave it there again.  Good thing she's so cute.

Then, I saw a free pattern on Emmaline Bags for a Retreat Bag, and it looked nice and big, so I added one of those.  I didn't have the wire form that it called for, but I used more of the fabric that I had quilted and the seperate lining also, and it stands up well, just doesn't stay open as well.


I still have a little of the quilted fabric left, but not much.
I'll be sharing this on SewCanShe's Show Off Saturday.