Friday, January 6, 2017

Scrappy Rails

I think my goal this year is to really use up a bunch of the scraps and donated fabric pieces that people have given me. I love to make and donate quilts so I am going to make as many as I can.  I started with a bunch of green and browns. A friend gave me a bag of scraps and these were all in that bag. I made and donated one of the same colors awhile ago and I liked how it turned out, so, why not do it again. It was a wonderful few nights of no brain sewing. I love that after long days of teaching. My daughter has a friend that thinks her Dad would really like it. I hope it finds a home soon.

 Since it will be a give away, I decided to experiment. I used a beautiful copper color thread and just did a big stipple. I love it. It just really pops!
I also did find a picture of the first bag I made from the wedding dresses. This dress was from her gramma's wedding, in the late 40's I think. the dress was very stained and just plain, I embroidered a flower on the front and kept it rather plain. Gram was happy. A piece of her wedding day will be carried to her grand daughters wedding day. I made 3 other bags, all different. I hope I had some pictures. Happy Friday!
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1 comment:

  1. Those are nice masculine colors. I like the green with the brown.