Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Pieces Of Friendship Puzzle Swap

I have had a BLAST participating in the " Pieces of Friendship Puzzle Swap" hosted by Pat Winter.
http://wwwpiecesoffriendship.blogspot.com/

I decided to do a sample of my favorite kinds of fabrics.

First is this fabric by Jane A. Sassaman. I simply beaded it and backed it with felt.


For my 2ND one I used the silks I have used in every project I have worked on the last month!
Such cheerful spring colors ~ it was hard to put down.
This was crazy quilted and embellished with beads, silk ribbon and trims.

The 3rd one was made with my reproduction fabrics.
They remind me off 1940's Mom's with crisp aprons and Pledge in one hand and a fresh bakes pie in the other!

This was also crazy quilted and embellished with beads, thread and trim.

My 4Th isn't quite done but I wanted to get this posted!
I cut tiny pieces of my favorite cottage /shabby fabrics and made a little patchwork quilt.
I did some fancy stitches on my embroidery machine and finished it off with some old buttons.
My layer sandwhich consisted off the top piece, muslin, shirt taylor interfacing, wonderunder and felt as a baking. The shirt taylors was ironed to the muslin and the wonderunder ironed to the felt .
I also used fray check on all edges before I started sewing as some of the other participants did.
I hope to have these off to Pat by the end of the week!
Oh LOOK what I found in my garden this week-end!
There is no turning back ~ spring is on it's way!!!!

1 comment:

Laurie said...

Teri How precious! I love your work, always something to strive for. I would love to become this good! You do such a beautiful job! thanks too for sharing the flowers, they should be up soon here also.