Wednesday, August 17, 2011

More Kitties and a Wrestling Match

Bag 1

Bag 2

I finished making a couple more totes yesterday. Both of these are basically the same except for a difference in fabric placement in a couple of spots, and also the kitty cat is different.

I'm having so much fun with these and I've got two more planned out. Not sure when I'll get to those, hopefully by the end of the week.

Bag 2, above, is already spoken for and I will plan to get the other one into my Etsy shop soon.

I started putting on the binding on my king size quilt yesterday, and will hopefully finish with the machine stitching on that today and start on the hand stitching as well. I usually don't create such huge quilts and I'm finding that working with this king size monster is such a work out. Trying to wresting it around while stitching the binding is proving to be my deciding factor that I probably won't make another this size for a very, very long time. I think if my sewing space was set up differently, in a way that is king-size friendly, then I'd feel differently about creating large quilts.

In other news...this month (Aug 16-Sept 15) over at 3 Creative Studios, we have a wonderful guest artist, Margaret Applin-Happ.  I love Margaret's work and she also sells wonderful Thermofax screen designs in her Etsy shop.  Margaret is sharing her techniques on creating digital imagery over at 3CS and will offer new information throughout the month on the 3CS blog.  Please be sure to check that out.

3 comments:

  1. Your newest kitty bags are gorgeous as I love the blues and greens. I cannot imagine sewing a king size quilt ever! Happy Wednesday...

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  2. Love these bags, Terri -- did you create the pattern for them? If so, is it available for sale?

    Diane

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  3. I do love those bags!

    And as for the binding on the king sized bed quilt....when I was quilting for clients I used to attach the binding for them on the longarm as I quilted it it on those big ones. Then they just had to do the hand stitching. Might want to ask your longarmer about that if you do another big one.

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