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Thursday, 18 May 2017

Gifted Gorgeousness - May

It's time for Gifted Gorgeousness again. This is hosted by Jo of Serendipitous Stitching. Each month on (around) the 15th, we post about a project that we are stitching which uses anything that has been gifted to us or which we intend to give as a gift. If you'd like to sign up, you can find out more about it, here.

I haven't touched Halloweenies during this past month but I managed to progress some patchwork. As a result I have a finish and a WIP to show.

I finally finished the doll's quilt last week and it is now with its new owner. Her dolls love it, she tells me :)
It was definitely a learning experience on this small quilt as I made a few errors such as making my binding too narrow. Oh well, live and learn.


Over the past couple of years I have received fabric in exchanges with Mouse (Tales of a stitching mouse) and Deb (no blog). I am using them to make a dilly bag (a small bag) for myself. Is there another name for this style of bag? I can only think of dilly bag. Please let me know as I am interested in that type of thing.
I like my mix of red and whites. All being well, it will be finished for the next update.



6 comments:

  1. I'm so glad the dolls are happy with their new quilt, Mary--it is very pretty in those colors!

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  2. Thanks for taking part in GG this month. The patchwork looks lovely. I don't know what to call the bag but I guess the name comes from the rhyme "Lavender's blue, dilly, dilly"?

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  3. Beautiful finish and nice bag in progress!

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  4. So lovely, your mini quilt.

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  5. Love the dolly quilt, she'll be nice and cosy tucked up in that.

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