Month: February 2010

A New Design

Invigorated by my walk in the sunshine yesterday, I came home in the mood to design some floral applique.  Here it is.  I visited my local quilt shop a few days ago and saw the most beautiful dark khaki green toile.  It was the inspiration for the circles and border.  This would make a nice …

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Ready for the rings

I was in the mood to create something “pretty” yesterday.  I looked through my box of “I’ll-get-around-to-using-this-someday” stuff and this is the result.  A ring bearer’s pillow.  It is about nine inches square.  I took apart a silk rose and rearranged the petals, adding some tulle petals.  The center is a vintage crystal button.  I found …

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Baby Betty Boop

When my friend Linda saw this embroidery design last week she said, “Oh, it’s Betty Boop!”  I hadn’t quite noticed the resemblance, but this could be Betty as a baby.  I am trying two things with this pattern.  This one I have made into a tooth fairy pillow by appliquing on a heart that is open at the top.  I …

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