Wednesday, July 21, 2021

PINWHEELS!

I not only finished the top row on the Souvenir Top, I decided it needed to be longer--I do struggle with square quilts! lol  I have the pieces cut to make the same sashing and row of pinwheels to the top of the quilt also. A very enjoyable few hours. 
Then for fun, I made a Pop-Up from the FatQuarterShop
  Chris had highlighted this project on her blog 
and it intrigued me into a purchase!  
The sewing was pretty straight forward;  I liked the way FQS sent along the coil, the elastic, a label and excellent instructions!
See--it shrinks down like one of the net hampers 
that were popular for a while decades ago!
Remove the elastic and the little 'thread bin' pops right back up to full height!  I ordered the small size and wouldn't want one any larger--this is perfect to fold up and back for sewing away from home.
 

7 comments:

  1. The Florida quilt just keeps getting better and better!
    I have never seen a pop up before. That is so cool. I can see where they would come in handy.

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  2. Your quilt is gorgeous - love the pinwheels. The pop up is so clever.

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  3. That pop up is really unusual. I've never seen one either and imagine it could be very handy. But that quilt. I absolutely love it. The colors are wonderful and the whole thing just says "Florida" like the souveniors of days gone by.
    Blessings and hugs,
    Betsy

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  4. The quilt was already pretty, but those borders give it the “wow” factor it needed! Love the pop-up thing; it’s very handy and it’s so fun in that novelty fabric!

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  5. Yours is perfect!!! I need to get another coil to make one for my retreat roommate! Love the pinwheels you added to the quilt.

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  6. The flamingo fabric is adorable as is the little pop-up. It’s perfect for sewing retreats. I’m not a fan of square quilts either. I like how you’re adding length.

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  7. Fun projects! I really love that quilt.

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