WIP Wednesday. . .

. . .with a couple finishes.

I got some amazing mail on Friday:

Jen Kingwell BOM

I allowed myself to open the package, look at the fabric, marvel at the fact that I would never have picked them and then forced myself to put them away – there were a few things that needed finishing first.

1st up was block two of my Sarah Fielke Jazz Hands:

Jazz Hands block 2

I’m kinda crushing on this one. . .already have a fabric pull for the next block.

2nd were some extra teacups using (yes, a bit of an obsession) Sarah Fielke’s pattern. Β I have a few more planned and then I’ll consider making the teapot. . .

Teacup 1

Teacup 2

3rd was a plan I had for some BusyTown panel fabric.

Book Panel

IΒ thought this was a great idea when I snagged the panel, it’s originally supposed to be used to make a soft book. Β Nipper1 loves busyTown, but she’s more interested in books with stories etc., so I thought maybe I could do something a little different and ensure we could use these panels in our everyday. . .

I used some of the pearl bracelets fabric left over from the Bloom Bllom Plow (still not finished – oh well)

I then added some polkadot lining fabric and some more ribbon from mammafairy. . .

and from what would have been a 6 page book, turned into 4 drawstring bags and 2 pouches!


and those of you who stopped by on Monday, know that they are already being put to good use. Phew. . .that was a lot of work πŸ˜‰

Guess what, it was all done by Saturday evening and i started cutting templates. . .

Sunday i was cutting fabric and

doing a little hand sewing, oh I do enjoy hand piecing πŸ™‚ Β but I’ll save that for Friday. . .I may have even more done πŸ˜‰

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Categories: Bring Me Flowers BOM, FOs, Jazz Hands Blocks, Needle Turn Applique, Piecing by Hand, Teacup Blocks, WIPs

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10 Comments on “WIP Wednesday. . .”

  1. August 7, 2013 at 8:33 am #

    Oh you lucky thing! I love Jen Kingwell’s patterns. I have finished a top based on one of her patterns. Did you have to mortgage the house to pay for shipping?? That’s what hinders me from ordering……

    • August 7, 2013 at 10:30 am #

      Nope, no mortgaging. . .just sold one of the kids πŸ˜‰

  2. August 7, 2013 at 10:05 am #

    My, you have been busy! Love the cups especially

    • August 7, 2013 at 10:31 am #

      Thank you! I have some green on a purple backdrop planned πŸ™‚

      • August 9, 2013 at 7:21 am #

        That’s one of my favourite colour combinations!

  3. August 7, 2013 at 5:52 pm #

    Love, love, love those jazz hands!

    • August 7, 2013 at 7:11 pm #

      They are so fun! To see them come together is very satisfying πŸ˜‰ and they are a great way to use up jelly rolls!

  4. August 8, 2013 at 10:36 am #

    the bags are so cute!

    • August 8, 2013 at 1:52 pm #

      Thanks Lia! The kids also like them, which means the odds of us putting our things away may increase. . .marginally. . .but still πŸ˜‰

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