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Saturday, December 10, 2011

A perfect plan for me! [from Cat Patches blogger, click the button]

Occupy Sewing Room

I needed to spend a day down there and it was great fun....with a book on tape and NPR.

First I made more of the Union Jack pillows....

Then, I managed to make 9 bibs and one terry bathmat with a border....all for the children and grandchildren!

These are made with fingertip towels....and rib knit fabric. Tutorials (not mine) are available on-line for these wonderful, easy to use bibs!

Since I had the rib knit neckbands going so well, I cut some scrap denim and made some raw edge (so they can fray over time!) bibs out of old blue jeans.

This terry bath mat is from a remnant from work and some fabric in my stash!

Now, these things are definitely "loving hands at home" but I think they will be quite useful!


Not pictured but fun to do, I managed to make several more paper foundation string-pieced diamonds for a scrappy star quilt!


Jo (Pieceful Afternoon) said...

I love those kind of bibs - and Donnie is needing some bigger ones than he has. I had forgotten about them - I must go get some towels and make him a bunch - I have all the ribbing from when I made some for Ben - thanks for the reminder.

Everything is very cute.

Barbara said...

This is all wonderful, Lila. So glad you joined in.

Denise :) said...

Oh, your little owl bibs are so precious! What a busy week you had! :)

Foolish Feathers said...

I love the union jack pillows, very nicely done!

LynCC said...

You got a lot done! Hmm. . . great idea for the bath math. I should make a couple.

Bev C said...

Hello Lila,

Love your cushion and other projects.
happy days.

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