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Things that I have made recently.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

One of my spark friends, QUILTINGBUDDY, asked if I would post a few of the things I have been working on lately. So here we go...

Here is my son's hat, it is knit and double layered, below is what the inside looks like. It is reversable.

Then my daughter and I made fun little toys. I did the owls, and she did the rest. There were many more but we gave them away.

I also made a baby hooded towel, it's a wash cloth for the hood and the full size towel is pleated where the hood attaches.

Here is a dolly wearing the hood.

I am almost finished with the top for this quilt, it needs the borders sewn on yet and then to quilt it. This will be for our livingroom.

I also made an 18" square "quilt", postage stamp pattern with vintage style fabrics. The print in the circle is suppose to be from "little Women" by Louisa Mae Alcot. I made it for my mom, she is going to be 90 in April. She played the part of Jo in a school play back in the 30's. But I couldn't wait to show it to her and when she saw it she asked me to keep it and have it framed. Something to treasure. I stitched the faces with one strand of embroidery floss.

That's about it for now, I am working on another hat for my son's friend. It will be done in a few days.

Lots of work sitting down when my hip was troubling me.
It's better now!


Member Comments About This Blog Post:
CLAIREINPARIS 2/8/2013 12:33PM

    You are so gifted, Annette! This is all gorgeous, but the quilt for your mother is just incredible! It would cost a fortune in a shop. Congratulations for all the beautiful things you made!

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QUILTINGBUDDY 2/4/2013 11:29PM

    Wow, how cute everything is! Amazing!!! I absolutely LOVE the quilt. Did you put it together by hand or machine? I did hexes by hand as an english paper piecing project. I started it in Christmas fabrics but didn't finish before Christmas so need to pull it back out and finish it. Yours though...hexes inside intricate! And I love the fabrics. Are they civil war reproductions? I love the way they make a snowball inbetween. And the hat, reversible. Wow, so adorable! And I do love the quilt with the beautiful hand embroidery and of course the little critters. Cute, cute, cute! You have been very busy. And with fun stuff! I can't wait to see the one you're working on for your daughter. I know she is excited!!! And the hoodie towel...pure genious. You are having way too much fun!!!
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    Your creativity is so inspiring. The hoodie towel - it would totally be majorly popular in this house. I love all your knitting and the critters are so very awesome.
I loved this blog. THnak you for reminding me my hands are not just to shovel cheetos (not that they were cheetos...but, you know what I mean)

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    Good job!

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CARLANNIE 1/30/2013 10:54PM

    Wow - your mom will surely like that. How great to think of something she would like that way.

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CELLOPLAYER1 1/30/2013 6:04PM


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XME501 1/30/2013 12:07PM

    How fun!! Your embroidery is so delicate. Love to embroider but have not done any in a very long time.
Thanks for sharing,

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4DOGNIGHT 1/30/2013 9:16AM

    You are a multi-talented lady for sure!

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MARTHA-ANN 1/30/2013 7:38AM

    Beautiful work, you're very talented

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SUSIEPH1 1/30/2013 2:17AM

    How absolutely beautiful ..
What a wonderful talent you have ... emoticon emoticon emoticon

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SHOAPIE 1/29/2013 9:25PM


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WISHICOULDFLY 1/29/2013 8:04PM

    You are talented AND prolific!

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