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Shoreline, CT, United States
I would love for you to join me (a retired senior)in my zany crafting adventures with quilting (waaaaay too much fabric); scrapbooking (will I ever catch up?); redwork; counted cross stitch; crossword puzzles; reading; and cooking.

Sunday, November 21, 2021

JOY#3 FLIMSY

 

JOY #3 is on the right;
with all borders on--this
one will be for my daughter,
Candice...

How different No.2 (left)
looks from No. 3... (right)..
👀💃👀

I find it so fascinating how
you can skew the "look"
from Vintage/Whimsical
to Elegant/classy...
:)))


Here is a better look at the top
border...
Since this was a horizontal
one-way  printed fabric,
 I decided to
fussy cut this
 top border to
include the house.

And
This bottom one 
↨↨↨
to include  the Snowman and
decorated lamp posts
and decorated doorway..

[Again click to enlarge].
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Now I have to layer them up 
and decide how to quilt them...
and 
I have the backing fabric chosen...

I would love to hand quilt them..
BUT
I wonder if there is time
before Christmas???

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This morning we watched
Formula One (F1) Qatar Race.....
and Tom went out
and got doughnuts for us.
A VERY special only sometime
treat in this house...
😋💕😋

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Tonight will be cheeseburgers
with fried onions on toast,
with french fries...
SO.....
definitely not a diet day:))) :D

I hope your Sunday is a super one..

hugs, Julierose, La Blageuse
(JOY-banners-flimsied-euse)







11 comments:

  1. You probably have time to hand quilt the 2 for your kids before Christmas. Maybe yours should be the straggler at the end.

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  2. There are so many ideas. Black letters on multi background......dresdan o, blue and silver, I may need to make each option. On lol

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  3. Wow that turned out lovely too. Depending on how much you hand sew you could probably hand quilt them before Christmas.

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  4. Love your JOY quilts! You're making great progress especially for not feeling well. Your food sounds delicious. I'm making egg rolls in the air fryer tonight!

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  5. Here I am trying to convince my husband that I should cook a WW beaf and broccoli recipe for dinner and you mention cheeseburgers. Hubby doesn't like broccoli so I told him he could eat the meat and rice with salad. Now I want a cheeseburger. LOL! I love how different the 2 JOYs look. I like how you fussy cut the borders.

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  6. I love that beautiful border fabric you're using...so pretty, and very classic. I can't remember when I last had a doughnut but I think it's more than ten years.

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  7. I really like these and agree completely about how fun it is to tweak the "feel" by the fabrics you choose. Quilting? I would perhaps gift the unfinished pieces with the promise to hand quilt in time for use in 2022.

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  8. So pleased you have two of these lovely little pieced
    tops finished. Perhaps you're pushing it a little Julierose to try and hand quilt them before Christmas, Julie has a good idea!

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  9. Both JOY pieces look great, Julierose. The one for your daughter is so elegant!

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  10. what a nice set of JOY banners.
    Amazing how different they are depending on the fabrics.

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