Friday, March 7, 2014

baby quilt for Donovan

(All the info on how these quilt were made and so forth is in the previous post.)


Quilt #2:



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For Donovan Patrick.



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Front.



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Top 6 blocks.



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Bottom 6 blocks.



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Back.



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This chevron is amazing.



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More turtles!



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Label.



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Initial block.



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Quilting!!!


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I hope you enjoy your quilts babies! 

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

baby quilt for Ailey Jo

My BFF had twins! a few months ago (has it been that long?) and so I just had to make quilts for her precious babes. 

She decorated the nursery gender neutral- mostly blues. So I suggested that the quilts be the same but different- blues and coral for the girl and blues and green for the boy. 

When I saw this tutorial from the Moda Bake Shop I knew it HAD to be the one! 

I just looooove tiny squares, and this quilt features postage stamp blocks. I first saw these type blocks over on oh, fransson in this post

Of course I can't just follow a pattern. I have to make it my own. So I used the quilt tutorial for the measurements and the number of different blocks and so forth, but Elizabeth's method to sew the blocks together. Make sense? Ha!

Here is quilt #1:


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For Ailey Josephine.




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Front.



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The top 6 blocks.



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The bottom 6 blocks.



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The back.


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I loooove these tiny peachy blossoms.



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And the little turtles!



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Here is the label.



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And the initial block.



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My fav non-blocky block.



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And the quilting! Oh so wonderful! I sent them off to Utah to get machine quilted. Then they got sent back to me for binding and labels and cat hair and loving. Then I sent them back to Utah to their forever home!



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I used the rest of the blues to make the binding. I kinda like random scrappy binding.

Monday, March 3, 2014

foxy fox fox

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I made this foxy awhile ago. I hated it once I'd finished it, so I stuffed it away, out of sight.

I based it on Larissa's Mikey Monkey pattern, but smaller, and a fox.

I think I just don't like fleece. It sews nice enough, but looks cheap.

I mean- not cheap cheap, but how much time it took, the finished product doesn't look as nice as I would like it to.


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Giant safety eyes.



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I do like his tail.

What do you think?

Should I do more work and add it to the shop?


Monday, February 3, 2014

loose seal!

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When I found the chihuahua pattern, I also found this one...



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OMG so cute right????



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I could totally use this pattern to make a whale too....hmmm....???

And, there is also a more complicated pattern for a penguin that I spent a bazillion hours on only to figure out that it just doesn't fit together right. I guess there is only so much you can do when you can't read Japanese.

Monday, January 13, 2014

Monday, January 6, 2014

toufaha

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Meet Toufaha.

My neighbor and good friend Kimberly, has a little chihuahua named Dolce. Awhile ago, she told me that she would love a little plush chihuahua. I looked and looked for a pattern, but never found one.

Then I decided to look again- and I found one.

But it was in Japanese, with no english instructions- and it was about 3 inches tall. I sat on it for awhile.

Once I learned Illustrator a bit- I re-drew it, made it larger, added seam allowances. So for Christmas, I made Dolce a little girlfriend.


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Kimberly has always wanted a little apple headed chihuahua, but after adopting Dolce (he's kind of a shit) she says no more chihuahua's are in her future. 

So this little sweetheart is perfect for her! (and Dolce is only allowed to love her from afar.)



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Look at that profile!!!



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Big eyes.



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Plum bow.



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Made from gorgeous felted wool, she'll last forever.

Interested in your own little shit?

email me!



Friday, January 3, 2014

custom doll for Rima

And the last doll for Randal...



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For his good friend, Rima.



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She has felt mary janes.



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