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I had so much fun making these for charity !

I had so much fun making these for charity !

Old 11-02-2015, 01:59 PM
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Default I had so much fun making these for charity !

I started looking for panels, thanks to sewbizgirl's post: How cute is this panel?

to add to the totes I have been making for Sadie's Dream for a Cure. I found a couple on my bus trip to Kokomo, Indiana, including a panel that makes an open sided tote that houses a fabric "paper" doll and a complete wardrobe. It is called "Dream and a Wish" by Riley Blake Designs. I backed the clothes with Fusible Fleece to "stick" to the doll, which I sandwiched with Peltex and fusible fleece. I faced each half of the tote with fusible fleece and then put Soft and Stable in between both, rather than the recommended Peltex.

Here are the totes:
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And the panels:
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And the same panel sewbizgirl used:
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and finally all rolled up and secured with velcro ties, along with the race cars and construction vehicles (3 per panel)
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Fabric "paper" doll princess, with wardrobe pocket and bed pocket
Dream and a Wish by Riley Blake (open)
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the closed tote
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Hope they supply a bit of joy to the kids who have to undergo treatment for cancer, and give others a few ideas for their charities/families. Thanks again Bonnie for the idea! You fellow quilters are the best.
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Old 11-02-2015, 02:06 PM
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These are just awesome! They will surely make a bright spot in the day for the kids who receive them. What a great thing for you to do!
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Old 11-02-2015, 03:10 PM
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all sew cute
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Old 11-02-2015, 03:15 PM
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Wonderful job! These will surely bring some comfort. This is a local charity for me. I've helped cut some of the kits, so if you get one that's wonky, probably my fault...
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Love the ones with roads on them. They are all great. That's so nice of you.
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Cute quilts and bags!
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Oh how cool! i just had to run my "race car cursor" over the tracks!!
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You are surely an angel on earth to do all this for the children. I love your work!
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These are great!
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Those are just darling. I am sure they will brighten the day for some lucky little ones that need a "bright spot". Thank you for sharing.!
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