Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Jennie's Star

Mom has been working hard on her Lone Star Quilt....and getting it done! The colors are bright, happy, and awesome! The Star measures 58 x 58 inches and contains 288 diamond pieces. She wants to make it into a Queen size you know what that means...some beautiful borders are in the works. I'll post updates as her progress continues.

Mom always does a great job with her quilts.  

I dearly enjoy Mom being here with me in Oklahoma and cherish the time we spend together sewing, quilting, shopping, cooking, drinking our morning coffee together and watching Days of Our Lives (thanks Mom for getting me hooked on that!) Just to name of few of our activities. 

Thanks for visiting.

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Quilt On!

Sunday, March 6, 2016

Tissue Box Cover

This is the cutest thing! A friend of my mother's made it years 30 or so years ago (when blue and mauve were popular...and that's been quite a while). My sister had it displayed at her house and it brought a huge smile to my face.

I wanted to re-create this little sofa tissue box holder so I thoroughly examined it, deconstructed it in my head, took several measurements with the tape measure and snapped several photos at different angles.

When I returned home I couldn't wait to get started on creating a sofa for myself. I dug through my scrap box, found fabric and began to work on re-creating the pattern. This is the prototype I came up with.....

I can see this with faux leather fabric and some really cool pillows embellished with buttons and lace...leather and lace always looks good together. 

Have a great evening. Thanks for stopping by!

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Quilt On!