Wednesday, July 8, 2015

TDF Day Five--And Sewing Room Fun

I cut out the pieces for the star blocks for this month-red!   
I saw this pattern on a recent Purl Bee email;  I knew I had some fabric in the stash that wanted to be a summer-time top for two little grand daughters!  It was a very easy pattern to follow.  I did like the 1/2" elastic (the one on the left) for the chest instead of the recommended 3/8" size.  Easy to make the change! 
I also made my plan for working the connecting blocks for the rainbow scrap blocks.
It takes  bit of planning to use the colors from the neighboring blocks-of course, I picked a spot where I didn't have a neighboring block yet but I worked it out! 
I'm also making progress on the dress for Marsel. 
I finished the second little rainbow skein;  this one has a bit more yardage but they are a nice little pair of superwash yarn! 
Isn't this a nice treat for the eyes?!

6 comments:

  1. They must have more than 24 hours in a day down in Florida! Daughter in Law went to the hospital tonight so I am on babysitting duty until they get home with the new one. No Tour for me for a while. :(
    The new little guy will make up for the interruption I'm sure. Now to figure out how to get the 2 year old to bed. It's 11:30 and he's still up playing with trains. I guess it's time to be the bad old grandma or we will both be a mess in the morning.

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  2. Gorgeous yarn! You've been very productive!

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  3. The fabric for those little summer tops is beautiful! Love the quilt blocks too

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  4. Looks like you are just about back to full tilt again -- production-wise, at least!

    That is a fun conglomeration of stuff for show-and-tell. :)

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  5. Love your rainbow yarn and your quilt is coming along !

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  6. Wow beautiful sewing! Those little girl summer tops are too sweet. I love the colors in the quilt blocks and the dress and the new yarn! So happy and beautiful.

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