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Friday, February 18, 2011

Friday Finish....

I had great intentions today...no class this evening so nothing to stop me....right?  Oh well...it seemed everyone was stopping me....Molly wanting a sewing lesson...Mary wanting to pick out fabrics for a new quilt...
And then the disasterous curtains for my family room...I chose an absolutely lovely Echino fabric...nobody liked it for curtains, but I insisted it would be fantastic and so cheery.  I finished one panel, put it up and didn't like it!  I love the fabric...just not in my family room and on that window....Oh well....I tried.
But I did have one finish for this frustrating Friday....
The Union Jack has it's binding and a precious label....


This is actually an outside picture....Yippee...it was warm today!!!

For the binding I just used the same red polka dot fabric!!!



And Molly embroidered a precious final touch....the label!!!


So much for my bumbly...jumbly day....hopefully tomorrow the fabric I ordered will arrive and I can get crackin' on the Strawberry Fields quilt...I am itching to get goin'
mary

14 comments:

  1. Hi Mary. :o)
    Such a fabulous finish!! Your hand stitching is divine and love the polka dot binding! :o)
    I have a finish posted today too, but it is only the top, I am going to be working on the hand stitching over the weekend. :o)
    I know what you mean by having those sort of days. I can run about and not get anything accomplished. ugh. :o)
    So happy for you ... that you have been having nice weather! Don't you just love it??
    I hope you have a wonderful weekend!!
    Sincerely, Trish

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  2. Wonderful Union Jack finish! It looks so huggable!

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  3. Wow! It is gorgeous. I love the finishing touch. I have those best of intention days, too. Can't wait to see what you're up to next.

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  4. Union Jack is beautiful! The spots are especially pretty! Hope you get lots of sewing done over the weekend too!

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  5. Love the Union Jack, so cheerful and fun!
    Bummer about the curtains, was it the fabric you posted a picture of awhile ago with the birds and bright flowers? It's so lovely, did it just not look right in the space or what? : /

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  6. Well you knew I would have to stop by and admire this beauty!

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  7. Hi Ellen,
    Yep - it just didn't look right in the room. We have a long window but not that tall and the room is sort of narrow. It just sort of looked like a 1960's dorm room. Not exactly the look I was going for. But that's okay - I will toss that fabric into a quilt or some pillows.

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  8. Its lovely Mary is it all hand quilted?
    So neat!

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  9. What a great quilt! And I love the polka dots instead of plain white! :)

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  10. this is beautiful...i love the stitching and quilting you did. i love your blog so i had to go and make myself a follower

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