Thursday, April 24, 2014

From new fabric

  While folding and cutting strips from the new fabric, I asked myself the "What if..." question and got caught up in finding out.  Based on my "Let's Book it" project for this month, so I will wait to show it then.  Hopefully I will have a completed flimsy today.

   The watercolor is still on the design wall....I need to add the final border when the inspiration strikes.  Some things just need to simmer a while, right?









   So a little instant gratification was needed.  I tried out a quick tutorial for thread catchers that I had pinned on Pinterest.  Too cute!  They are small but perfect for catching snippets of thread, and they take about 30 minutes start to finish.  And I got to dig through my button boxes to finish them off.

  I am looking for inspiration for next project and just seem to be in a lull.  With all the new fabric, I am pretty sure it will involve those florals.
Happy stitching.  

7 comments:

  1. You little snippet of 'show' is very pretty and I have seen the little thread catchers some time ago, but aren't they cute!

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  2. Borders rarely come easily to me. Hopefully you will be inspired quicker than I ever am! : )
    Cute little thread catchers. Looks like one I was gifted last year, that I keep beside Gidget.

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  3. Your Watercolor on the design wall is beautiful. I love those little thread keepers and made lots of them for gifts. Have you made these super easy ornaments? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VwvNU1pGd-Y
    I have made them in lots of different fabrics and they mail easily too. Creative Sewing Bliss...

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  4. way too cute to be just threadcatchers!

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  5. Wonderful quilt....fun thread catchers.

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  6. Great little thread catchers!!!

    And thanks for featuring me in your last posts!!!!
    I have two Instagram pals that are also interested on making it too...well , one has already made it!!

    Keep up your good work and yours will be finished in no time...looking forward to seeing it!!

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  7. I can't wait to see where your "what if" took you, I love when that happens here.

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