Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Work in Progress Wednesday

I have not been quilting this week. Not one little bit. Instead I have been sewing. I think there is a big difference between the two. The first difference would be the fact that you use a different foot. The second would be that you have to remember if you are at 1/2, 1/4, 1/8 inch seam.  And then of course are you doing a top stitch, a button hole, a serger stitch. So many details to take into account. However, it is a lot of fun to accomplish a whole project in one night.


Pretty little Jewelry Pouch

I really like how big it is when you open it up. Just think about all the jewelry that could fit in there. 

Pretty little Jewelry Pouch inside

I also I made two pillowcases. I took standard store bought pillowcases and turned them into a customized pillowcases. I took pictures and will write a tutorial soon.

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These are for Gramps. Over summer, I had made him this quilt for his birthday.

Quilt for gramps

Now these pillowcase match his lovely quilt.

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I am also going to make a decorative pillow. I just haven't got that far on Christmas gifts. Yet! :)

Other than that not much sewing going on. Instead I have been participating in the Sew Mama Sew Giveaway Day. I blame them completely  There are so many great giveaways to enter. I have only checked out over 100 and there is a lot more to go. 



Don't forget to enter the giveaway that I hosting here. It is sponsored by me for these 4 lovely fat quarters.

Sew Mama Sew Giveaway Day

Go check it out! The giveaways end on December 7th so don't wait too much longer to go check them all out.

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WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced

6 comments:

  1. Your jewelry pouch is so cute!! And the pillow cases are the perfect touch to match the quilt you made. Love them!!

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  2. Hi Jen! I've been wanted to comment here! I totally need one of these because my jewelry rolls all over the place when I travel! Very cute!!

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  3. Love the jewelry pouch..the fabrics you chose are just so pretty! Look forward to your pillowcase tutorial :o)

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  4. What a cute jewelry pouch! I might just have to make some for my nieces. I love your idea for customizing the store bought pillowcases. I will have to watch for your tutorial on that. Best of luck in all of your giveaway day entries!

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  5. Sometimes it is nice to just sew (as opposed to quilting), I love just getting a project done in one sitting. This jewelry pouch is the perfect one evening project and yours is super pretty too!

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  6. The jewellery pouch is lovely - a great idea for a gift too!

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