Friday, December 3, 2010

Sew&Tell Friday - Finally Christmas Sewing!!

Hi, all!

Friday again - and I finally have some Christmas gift projects to show off!  I've moved out of denial into sheer terror that I won't get everything done........

The back....

And the front!

First of all, here's a pinafore I've made for my granddaughter for Christmas.  It's from the One Yard Wonders book, and it's just too cute - the only change I made was to make the armholes a little deeper, and I made a fabric sash instead of using ribbon, which didn't hold up well in the wash the last time I made one of these.  It's open down the back, so I still need to find solid leggings and a t-shirt to go with it.  Good thing I'm going to the mall this weekend (yes, I've lost my mind!!)  I'm hoping to find a solid brown to go with this, but will take anything that matches!!

And now I want to show this flimsy I made this week.  I showed a picture of it earlier in the week, but since it was raining, I had to take the picture indoors and it wasn't very pretty or true to the colors.  Today, though, the sun was out, so I took a picture with the sun shining through it, and now it has a name - "Stained Glass"......


So those are some of my finishes for the week!  I'm going to link up with Amy's Sew & Tell Friday - be sure to hop over there and see what everyone's working on!!

Later!

Sarah

16 comments:

  1. OOOH how I love that dress Sarah!!!

    "Stained Glass" looks amazing;)

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  2. Your dress is just darling! cute, cute fabric! that quilt is GORGEOUS!!! thanks for sharing!

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  3. Beautiful dress & I LOVE the quilt!!

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  4. OOooOOO your granddaughter's dress is beautiful - I have that book - I'll have to pull it out and have a look at the pattern!

    I love your quilt - string quilts are my all-time favorites - I love the look, the anything-goes color combinations, the randomness and the stress-free aspect of making the blocks - I have string block curtains in my bedroom (to match the 100" x 100" quilt I made, of course!) - the light shining through makes the seam allowances look like leading, so they look like stained glass as well!

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  5. relax...if it doesn't get done...it doesn't get done. What's the worst thing that could happen???
    Christmas will come and you'll enjoy it whether you're ready or not. ;) Cute dress.

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  6. Love the dress and your stained glass project.

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  7. Great dress - I love that fabric. And I'm always in awe of string quilts - so much time and care goes into them. Well done!

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  8. The dress is adorable! I just love the look of that stained glass quilt!

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  9. That quilt has great bits of colors in it! The animals in the pinafore are darling!

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  10. Darling dress, LOVE the flimsy! It is so beautiful hanging on the line.

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  11. Adorable dress. loving the fabric!

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  12. The pinafore is darling!

    I didn't think that quilt could get any prettier, but it did in the sunshine. :-)

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  13. I love this! This is my absolute favorite childrens' fabric!

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  14. I spy a turtle on the back of that adorable dress!! :D

    Hey, you don't think your sister would mind you giving that quilt to me now do you? *chuckles*

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  15. Stained glasses, it is the words that came to my mind when I saw the outdor picture.
    You must be desesparate to go shopping today. I'm so glad Internet exists now to avoid such annoyances :-)

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  16. the dress is adorable ! the quilt is AWESOME ! so , tell me , Sarah : what is a flimsy ??? Am I the only one who does not know ????

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