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    upholstery sample projects completed

    So, I've posted a couple questions about what do with upholstery samples.
    These are a few things I've made so far. My charity quilting groups sells the upholstery sample crafts to raise money for batting and wide backing fabrics.
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    The second picture is a modification of this one:
    fabric baskets
    http://ayumills.blogspot.com/2008/05...ic-basket.html

    cute little organinzer baskets
    http://ayumills.blogspot.com/2011/10...-blog-hop.html

    The first one is a modification of a sewing pattern I picked up from JoAnns. I'm really bad about not really following directions, most of the time I can't figure out what they are saying so I take the pattern pieces that make sense and do something with those.

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    "The first one is a modification of a sewing pattern I picked up from JoAnns. I'm really bad about not really following directions, most of the time I can't figure out what they are saying so I take the pattern pieces that make sense and do something with those."

    I hear you there! I just seem to have to tweak 'my' way. Love all of your projects but especially the organizer basket. Thanks for sharing.

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    Very nice!
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    All are pretty, love the colors in the first one.
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    Wonderful job. Would have to guess that anything made with the upholstery fabric would wear better than quilting cottons. They should sell like hotcakes... you're onto something here!

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    They are all wonderful. Very creative!

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    You did an amazing beautiful job creating all of these wonderful projects. Thanks for sharing and inspiring.
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    I would buy the purse in that first picture in a heart beat! So attractive!!

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    I absolutely loved that fabric. It was nice big pieces. When I saw it I just knew it needed to be fussy cutted to get the birds in the center (as as close to the center) of the bag. I made 3 of those in total with different colors of fabric with birds.

    I'm getting pretty good at lining, now I need to work on adding pockets.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stitchnripper View Post
    They are all wonderful. Very creative!
    I agree! Creative & beautiful! You're doing a wonderful thing!
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    Love your pieces and love your description of how you work with the pattern pieces! LOL

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    Nice job on all the items. The first tote is really nice. And I like the smaller bags with the key rings attached.

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    Those are great ideas. I think I have 2 boxes of the samples. I've made some chicken pincushions from the samples,

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    All your projects are so nice. I have several hunks of upholstry fabric that I've been tripping over for some time...maybe I'll borrow a couple of your ideas and get the fabric used up. /Thanks for sharing.
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    more photos

    I'm not sure how to do notes between photos. I've been playing with these http://www.quiltingboard.com/tutoria...s-t199283.html and made a handful of different sizes.

    This green bag, I found a 2" long piece of leftover fabric so I added a key fob after I completed the bag. If I had planned it I may have put it on the inside.

    I made some wine bottle bags for fun.

    and I thought I'd add some photos of my upholstery sample collection, I still have 2 large trash bags that I haven't gone through. Honestly, if someone lives near me, I will share. I've already given 2 bags to a co-worker who is doing the Avon walk for breast cancer, she had a yard sale and sold a lot of them.
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    Clairfication-trash bags of upholstery samples I'll share with anyone living near me. Not the bags I'm making.

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