Needed a break

Old 10-06-2016, 06:10 PM
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After piecing several Fancy Forest blocks, I needed a break from quilting. Our DGD celebrated her 1st birthday last week and I made her several gifts: a re-vamped sweatshirt, and 4 sleeved bibs with matching washcloths. I also made a tuffet, using Tuffet Source's pattern, for our daughter's future in-laws, who are hosting us one night on our trek across NC. My 92 yr. old Mom is in the medical center of her facility, recovering from a broken ankle. Luckily we aren't traveling any further east than Raleigh.
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The inside of the skirt is the same red with white polka-dots. I got her a red headband with a black, red and white ribbon clip, and black leggings to match.
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The bibs are an older pattern from Sew Baby and were embroidered on my Babylock Ellure Plus.
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My DD's future in-laws and fiance are ardent DUKE fans. If they don't like it, I'm sure one of their two cats will claim it as his own! I did Scotchguard it LOL
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Old 10-06-2016, 06:20 PM
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Nice useful gifts I know what you mean by needing a break from quilting occasionally; we have all been there at least once
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Love all your projects, you are so talented. Have a great vacation.
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Old 10-06-2016, 07:39 PM
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great projects...................like the tuffet
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Old 10-07-2016, 03:19 AM
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I love all your sewing gifts, very creative and I'm sure they will be used.
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Pease post a picture of your grand daughter after gifting. That dress is so sweet! Great job on tuffet!
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Super job. They are all very well done. Did you take a class for the tuffet? I'd like to do one but not sure if I am good enough to try it on my own not taking a class
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​Great projects!
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Everything is adorable! I just love the button/buttonhole treatment.
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Beautiful projects. I like the idea of the bibs with sleeves.
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