Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Momentum

I read about these cute little bowls from one of the blogs I read.
The instructions are here and I highly recommend giving one or 10 a try!
They were designed to be little thread bowls .
I like the idea and will use it for all kinds of little things! 
I used some of the scraps from the recent Christmas stockings but what a cute idea in any fabric!
The pattern calls for hand-stitching but I used a small zig-zag stitch instead and it makes this little project one I can do!  
I'm so glad I read about this-thank you for sharing yours, Karen of K's Quilting Korner;  which was a hop from the RSC2015 which is the project from So Scrappy.
This is how you find great idea and blog friends!
I put the binding on Tutti-Frutti II  and enjoyed it as much as the first one!
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The Masham wool is a skein now, 240 yards of two-ply.  It softened up considerably after washing and even has a slight halo~  I will have to make up some samples for these new-to-me wools I have been spinning! 
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The huge finish today, the Rainbow Scrap Challenge top is completed!
This is a BIG  quilt top-it measures 8' by 10'  !   Too big to get in the photo by myself.
Bill will have to get a ladder and hang it up on the design wall for me!
I will not be quilting this until after Christmas;  I want to at least start it before year's end. 
I chose a blue cloud fabric for the wider fabric to be the sky and a silver for the narrow border to represent a silver lining for this rainbow!
Now to think about the quilting design......

7 comments:

  1. That bowl is very cool! Finished quilt is so pretty -- like I said before, I love the bright borders on it. Congrats on finishing the RSC quilt! I can't wait to see it. Maybe I can help you get it onto the quilting frame while I am there! :)

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  2. I needed a quick gift to make for the Yarn Babes Christmas party. I think the thread basket will fit the occasion. Thanks for sharing.

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  3. Very pretty fabrics in your thread catcher. How did you zig zag the sides? That would be quicker than the hand stitching. I love your tumbler quilt and the rainbow challenge quilt. I look forward to see all of the rainbow quilt because I am sure it is stunning.

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  4. I do so love those tumbler quilts. As for the rainbow quilt...no words. None.

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  5. that rainbow quilt already looks stunning! and the bowls - thanks for the link, will have to try that! too late for my christmas gifts (they have to go in the post too soon!) - but there's always birthdays and next christmas to think about:)

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  6. I can't wait to see the rainbow challenge quilt done... it looks gorgeous so far

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  7. Hi, Cindy. Thanks for finding me on RSC15. Your quilt looks beautiful, can't wait to see the whole photo. Congrats on a great job. Your little tumbler is darling. On your previous post, I found the closeup and saw you used the same fabrics I am using in a WIP, the tiny palms, the citrus peels, etc from Connecting Threads, a terrific bargain. Keep up the good work!

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