Friday, January 20, 2017

Cute and creepy eyeglasses cozy.

Sewn my much needed glasses case. Started wearing them just a few months back and it makes reading so much better. Sewn one side to be cute and the other a little creepy, at least it looks creepy to me, trying to have some fun with it. This is  # 5 on my Q1 FAL List list as well.
Cute side of the eyeglasses cozy

Creepy side 

Thursday, January 12, 2017

2017 FAL quarter 1 List

This year I want do a little bit of garment sewing, so I am going to set a goal to sew something to wear once a month. So here it goes
1. Sew a dress for my preschooler- January
2. Sew Mckenzie dress from shwin designs in stretch denim fabric- February

3. Sew a Tunic in grey fabric for myself- March ( need to pick a pattern or make one)
4. Sew sturdy tote bag with inside zipper pockets and outside flap pockets as well as side panel pockets.
5. Sew cozy for eyeglasses- January
6. Quilt the ten Degree wedge quilt.- February/March


6. Make pieced fabric book covers using scraps- two
7. Make a comfort quilt for Ronald McDonald House- February

Monday, January 2, 2017

Laptop Bag

The first New Year finish is my laptop bag with zipper compartment for cord. I used headliner fabric for cushioning the laptop. This was in my Qtr 4 Finish-A-Long list. Again I didn't get to all the projects on my list but very happy with the ones I did. As usual sewn few projects that was not on the list.

Front

Back

With Laptop and cord inside.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Creative Saturday Quilt and Fiber Arts Show

This is the annual quilt show of our group called "Creative Saturday". We meet the first Saturday of every month at the Evendale Cultural Arts Center to sew or create whatever medium one is interested in.  Here are the pictures I took at the show made by members of our group and some by SAQA (Studio Arts Quilt Associates) members.












Here are some links of the show from Facebook.
https://www.facebook.com/carole.staples1/videos/10207734549990778/
https://www.facebook.com/carole.staples1/videos/10207734535830424/
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10207734171821324&set=pcb.10207734177501466&type=3

These are couple of my quilts:
Lotus Blossom

Petal Parade



Wednesday, November 2, 2016

5 sets of coasters

I made 5 more sets of coasters for the Creative Saturday Show and its #7 on FinishAlong list. These are double sided, colorful and cheery. I am already done with 2 on my list, only seven more to go.
Here are my 5 sets of coasters:

1.Red Flower with geometric design back coasters.


2. Grey Flower and red flower Back coasters

3. Grey flower on red and geometric design back.

4 and 5 - Two sets of red and green coasters

The back of these coasters. 

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Lotus Blossom

I have been wanting to make a quilt with bias binding for so long and finally found this perfect applique project from Pile 0' Fabric. It came together pretty quick and I love how it turned out. This is on my Q4 FAL list.  I wanted to make one more with green background and petals in grey tones, may be in the near future. 
Applique petals and bias binding just pressed on to background fabric.
Finished Blossom Wall Hanging

Quilted heavily between petals and wide stippling around.

Backing with hanging loops and corner triangles sewn.

Binding done with beautiful Art Gallery Fabrics by Pat Bravo.