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Monday, July 18, 2011

Sitting sewing felt

I love stitching on felt, it's so lovely to handle and also so forgiving of any sewing inaccuracies. 

I made a couple of little felt figures for the bottom of my Snowbound Quilt. This was a free BOM from lovely Anne Sutton at Bunny Hill.  I just received my quilt back from fabulous Leanne and I am absolutely thrilled with the result.

I decided to have a little forest at the bottom of my quilt and asked Leanne to quilt some trees -  she did an amazing job.  I also love the stars and snowflakes.  I'm hoping to have it bound and finished by the end of the week. I'll pop a picture on this blog when it's finished.

If you'd like to see more Snowbound quilts you can go to the Flickr stream HERE

 I also made another felt brooch and two more needle cases for the Kilmore Quilters' sale table.

And wonderful Fiona from Bubzrugz sent me the most adorable owl key chain as a present for participating in her Crazy Pin Cushion Sew Along.  She is just the best.

Today I'm linking in to 
Monday's Show and Tell with Sandy at Cookies and Cream Craft 
Makes me Happy Monday with Paula at Quilt Happy Quilt Often because sewing makes me very happy.

See you tomorrow for Tuesday Treasures.


13 comments:

  1. Gorgeous little things, Melody! Love your snowmen, but that little bluebird is so sweet. He'd make a lovely little brooch, too.

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  2. those needle cases are fabulous. The trade table is going to be a treasure trove.

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  3. Mel what a great lot of projects there ,cant wait to see the finished quilt

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  4. Hi Mel, You've been a busy chook, haven't you! Thanks for joining in on Monday's Show and Tell. I might see you tomorrow! *grin* Sandy

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  5. I love sewing with felt too. Love all your cute little bits and bobs. The quilting looks great on the bottom.

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  6. Love all the felt creations. Good fun.
    The quilting looks so gorgeous!

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  7. That Quilt is going to look fabulous Mel. the quilted trees that Leanne did,and your little snowmen and blue bird are great, your needle cases are lovely too,I hope I can get to Kilmore for that trading table. Love R.

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  8. am loving all those little felty treasures.

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  9. So many beautiful things to look at in your post! Your quilt looks like it will be fabulous.

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  10. Hi Mel,
    I can't wait to see the finished quilt either.. you have done some wonderful sewing for your quilt show..

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  11. So darling - love the little needlecases and the owl! I wish I could work with felt.

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  12. Sweet felt figures and I love the forest quilting.

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